Director of Surgical Services, Community Hospitals Appointed

August 5, 2021 Munson Healthcare’s East and South Region presidents today jointly announced the appointment of Cristen Brandsma to Director of Surgical Services, Community Hospitals.  East Region President Kirsten Korth-White and South Region President James Barker said Brandsma will oversee...

Manistee Pediatrician Announces Retirement

July 7, 2021 After a 44-year career in medicine, pediatrician Paul Gunderson, MD, has announced that he will be retiring at the end of August. He has cared for children in Manistee for the last 35 years. “Sharing my patients' journeys from infancy to adulthood has been a blessing to me,” said...

Munson Healthcare Recognized for Vaccination Efforts

June 30, 2021 The Michigan Lean Consortium presented Munson Healthcare’s Vaccination Team with a 2020 Best in Healthcare Continuous Improvement award for the system’s tireless efforts to help vaccinate the communities it serves against COVID-19. The award was announced at the 9th Annual MLC...

Munson Healthcare Names New Chief Financial Officer

June 17, 2021 Munson Healthcare President and CEO Ed Ness announced today that Alicia Maitland has been named chief financial officer for Munson Healthcare.  She will be taking over the role from Mark Hepler who is retiring at the end of month. Maitland joined Munson Healthcare in August of 2012 as the...

Munson Healthcare Updates Visitation Policies

May 24, 2021 Today, Munson Healthcare is officially moving our pandemic response stage from orange to yellow due to fewer COVID-19 cases both in Michigan and locally. As part of this change, we have modified our visitation policy so that all patients can have one visitor/support person at a time (18 years and...