Kalkaska Memorial Unveils New Medical Pavilion

July 10, 2019 Kalkaska Memorial Health Center will unveil its new medical pavilion at its annual Strawberry Social on Sunday, July 14. The Strawberry Social and Open House will run from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday on hospital grounds. There will be ongoing tours of the new building and a small health fair in the...

Community Health Needs Assessment: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Top Priorities

July 9, 2019 Providing preventative and accessible mental health and substance abuse services is an essential regional need, according to results of the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment known as MiThrive. Also identified as a strategic priority for Munson Healthcare: addressing basic needs of living to...

Munson Healthcare CEO Named Chair-Elect of MHA

July 2, 2019 Munson Healthcare President and CEO Ed Ness was elected chair-elect of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association Board of Trustees. His term began July 1. The board directs the greater Lansing-based association’s statewide representation of hospitals and health care providers. Ness...

Kalkaska Memorial Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

March 8, 2019 Kalkaska Memorial Health Center recently was honored by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the United States. The award is based upon the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX® developed by iVantage Health Analytics. It is regarded as one of the...

"If you want your old life back, this is the place that can make it happen!"

February 22, 2019 “If you want your old life back, this is the place that can make it happen! Life as you know it does not have to be over. Just go for it! You won’t be sorry!” Wise words from 64-year-old patient John Teesdale – who completed cardiac rehab at Munson Healthcare...