Munson Healthcare Chief Executive Recognized by MHA

July 1, 2022 Munson Healthcare President and CEO Ed Ness received a double dose of honors from the Michigan Health and Hospital Association (MHA) this week with the 2022 Healthcare Leadership Award and the 2021 Grassroots Champion Award. The MHA met on Mackinac Island for its annual meeting. Ness was one of...

Virtual Seminar Details Surgical Weight Loss Health Benefits

June 6, 2022 Northern Michigan residents considering bariatric surgery are invited to attend a free virtual informational seminar on Monday, June 13, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Michael Nizzi, D.O., F.A.C.O.S., medical director of Munson Medical Center’s Bariatric Program, will discuss surgical benefits and...

Munson Healthcare Encourages Safe Holiday Gatherings

May 27, 2022 Munson Healthcare encourages the residents of northern Michigan to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday weekend while recognizing that COVID-19 remains a concern. Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, said positivity rates in the region remain high in some counties and...

Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital President Retiring

May 12, 2022 Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital President and CEO James Barker has announced his retirement effective July 15. Barker has served as the president of the hospital for the past 11 years. “I feel blessed to have worked with the physicians, staff, and leadership of the south region...

Munson Healthcare Names Primary Care Service Line Medical Director

May 4, 2022 Munson Healthcare has named Peter Tucker, M.D., as the medical director for the primary care service line. A new position, Dr. Tucker’s role will be to provide visionary and strategic physician perspective on the direction of healthcare delivery. He will work closely with Munson Healthcare...