Responding to the Opioid Epidemic in Northern Michigan

Munson Healthcare continues to work for solutions to the current opioid epidemic in northern Michigan.

In 2018, Munson Healthcare received a three-year $1.5 million grant from the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration that has allowed the health system to expand opio

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Hospital Receives ‘Game Changer Award’ from College

December 12, 2019 Kirtland Community College today honored Munson Medical Center with its “Game Changer Award” for its partnership in helping students step into cardiac sonography careers. The college’s President Thomas Quinn presented the award to Amie Smith, manager for the...

Integrated Rehabilitation Services Expand to Elk Rapids

December 10, 2019 Mary Free Bed at Munson Medical Center rehab specialists are now available in Elk Rapids. Elk Rapids Physical Therapy will join six other Munson Healthcare outpatient rehabilitation clinics in the region as part of the Munson Medical Center, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital joint...

Recipe from the Registered Dietitian – Shepherd's Pie

December 6, 2019 Julie Scheier, Registered Dietitian at Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital Tired of throwing food away? Wondering what to do with the cup or less of leftovers? Instead of tossing them, save leftovers in small containers and freeze for later use. When ready, designate a “clean out...

Stroke Club Continues 30-year Holiday Bingo Tradition

December 3, 2019 The Grand Traverse Bay Area Stroke Club will host its annual holiday party during its meeting from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 11. The club meets at The Presbyterian Church, 701 Westminster Road in Traverse City. The public is welcome. Guests are asked to bring a holiday dish to pass and a...

Munson Healthcare Home Medical Equipment Opens New Space

December 3, 2019 Munson Healthcare Home Medical Equipment opened a new location serving Manistee at 1400 E. Parkdale Ave. on Dec. 2. Opening the new retail store brings local residents a full line of home medical equipment and supplies with professional staff on-hand to answer questions. “We...