Bronson South Haven Hospital

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Bronson South Haven Hospital

Bronson South Haven Hospital
955 S. Bailey Ave.
South Haven, MI 49090

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Hours of Operation
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours

Main: (269) 637-5271

Our non-profit hospital has been serving the lakeshore community since the early 1900’s. Today, as part of the region’s leading healthcare system, we're have built a brand new hospital so we can meet the community's changing healthcare needs and serve you well into the future.

Our mission is to advance the health of our community. And, we have an extraordinary team of people who are dedicated to doing just that.

Access to Quality Care, Close to Home

We believe people who live in or near South Haven should be able to access the majority of their medical care close to home. Teamwork within our system and a shared electronic medical record helps make this possible.

We are proud to be a part of the region’s leading healthcare system. It makes it possible for us to bring many primary care and specialty resources to South Haven and surrounding communities.

This partnership also helps ensure that everyone has access to the highest quality care. Our full service emergency department in South Haven offers a direct connection to the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo.

Full Range of Services

Financial Services

Our financial services office is available to assist you with your hospital or clinic bill.

Bronson South Haven Hospital will submit your hospital or clinic services claim to your insurance. However, you are responsible for making certain that your bill is paid.

Hospital Charges

Your bill reflects all the services you received during your visit. Charges fall into two categories: a basic daily rate, which includes your room, meals, nursing care, housekeeping, telephone and television; and charges for special services, which include items your physician ordered for you such as supplies, medications and tests.

Professional Fees

We bill the same full charges to all patients. We contract with insurance carriers and those contracts may discount the amount the carrier will actually pay to us for the services rendered.

Patients are responsible for all remaining account balances not paid by their insurance plans. If you are insured by a government program, (Medicare or Medicaid), your self-pay responsibility is determined by the government program. If you are insured by a commercial carrier, your self-pay responsibility will be determined by your carrier and based on the benefits of your plan. Please refer to the Explanation of Benefits summary you received from your plan to learn how your carrier determined their payment and your self-pay responsibility.

Self Pay

If you do not have insurance, as a self-pay patient, it is your responsibility to pay for your services.


For assistance in resolving your medical bills, you may visit or call our financial counselor Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. For your convenience, the office of the financial counselor is located just inside the main entrance of the hospital. You may also call the office at (269) 639-2985.

Nutrition and Food Services

Nutrition Services department provides food service for hospital inpatients, employees and visitors. A registered dietitian is involved in the menu planning for all meals served in the hospital. While inpatient meals are delivered to their room, visitors are welcome to eat in the Café which is located on the first floor next to the main entrance.

Café Hours - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Café is open for Grab-no-Go items all day from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Items include sandwiches, salads, snacks, fruit cups, yogurt parfaits and other miscellaneous items.

Breakfast 7:30 a.m. -9:30 a.m.

  • Continental breakfast
  • Oatmeal
  • Breakfast sandwich/burrito of the day
  • Grab-n-Go

Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • Made-to-order items such as deli sandwiches, burgers, chicken sandwiches, chicken tenders, grilled cheese
  • Side orders - French fries, onion rings, coleslaw
  • Salad of the day
  • Sandwich of the day
  • Soup of the day
  • Grab-n-Go

Vending Machines

Vending machines for snacks and beverages are located on the first floor of the hospital in the Café. They are available 24 hours / 7 days a week.

Inpatient Meal Service

For inpatients receiving meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner are delivered to their room everyday at 8 am, noon and 5 pm. Nutrition Services are available from 6:30 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. if food is desired at times other than the scheduled meal times. Snacks are available in the kitchenettes of the units for all other times.

Maps and Directions

Communication Aids and Services

To ensure effective communication with patients and their companions who are deaf or hard of hearing, or who have speech impairments, we provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services free of charge, such as: sign language and oral interpreters, written materials, telephone handset amplifiers, assistive listening devices and systems telephones compatible with hearing aids and closed caption decoders, unless doing so will fundamentally alter the nature of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations being offered.

Please ask any personnel for assistance or call 711 (voice/TTY).

Patient Safety

Your care and safety is very important to us. We work diligently to ensure a safe, quality experience for our customers.

We encourage you to become an active partner in safety with our team. If you or your family members have any concerns about care and safety while you are here, please let your caregiver know. Your caregiver is your advocate, so he or she should be the first person involved, and we encourage you to ask questions of them. You may also feel comfortable in bringing questions or concerns directly to the hospital by contacting Debbie Smith at (269) 639-2806.

If you have unresolved concerns about quality of care or patient safety, you may contact The Joint Commission by completing and submitting a patient safety event report via e-mail at, by fax at 630-792-5636, or by U.S. mail to:

Office of Quality & Patient Safety
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Blvd
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Additional Information and Resources for Bronson South Haven Hospital

Parking is available adjacent to the building.

At your first appointment, your new provider will review the medicine you have been taking. They may talk to you about other options, including changing to different medicine.

This provider follows CDC guidelines for childhood shots (also called vaccinations). Please choose another Bronson provider if you do not plan to vaccinate your child.

This provider cannot see patients who take controlled substances for pain management. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider does not provide care for patients who take more than two prescribed medicines on a regular basis. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are under the age of 18. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider asks women to see an OB/GYN provider for gynecological exams. He welcomes women for all other healthcare.

This provider doesn’t provide care for patients who take behavioral health medicine. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider isn’t currently accepting new Medicaid patients. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are above the age of 18. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider is currently only accepting pediatric patients. If you are over the age of 18, please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are under the age of 15. Please choose another Bronson provider.

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