News Archive

 

News Archive: 2011

Bronson LakeView Hospital Honored for Quality & Safety Achievements

November 15, 2011 - Bronson LakeView Hospital recently earned four awards from the Michigan Center for Rural Health for successfully adopting evidence-based processes ...

Read Entire Article

New Bariatric Surgeon Is Practicing at Bronson

November 9, 2011 - Kibwe Weaver, MD

Read Entire Article

Bronson Level I Trauma Center Welcomes New Surgeon

November 2, 2011 - James Kraatz, MD, FACS joins trauma surgery team

Read Entire Article

Bronson Recognized for Exemplary Surgical Care

October 30, 2011 - One of 26 in Nation Recognized by American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

Read Entire Article

Joint Commission Names Bronson LakeView Top Performer

September 29, 2011 - LakeView Hospital a ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures’

Read Entire Article

Community Flu Clinics

September 20, 2011 - Bronson Offers Flu Vaccine

Read Entire Article

October 2 Walk Benefits Childrens Hospital at Bronson

September 9, 2011 - Registration now available for Walk Across Kalamazoo

Read Entire Article

Bronson Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Offers Saturday Sports Injury Walk-In Clinics

August 23, 2011 - Bronson Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is hosting a series of seasonal sports injury walk-in clinics for area high school and middle school registered athletes.

Read Entire Article

BCHS, Bronson Partnership Becomes Official July 1

June 14, 2011 - Since announcing plans in December to form a new regional healthcare system, Battle Creek Health System (BCHS) and Bronson Healthcare based in Kalamazoo have been working diligently to meet all of the legal and regulatory requirements necessary to move forward with their planned partnership. On June 10, 2011, the boards of directors of the organizations approved a definitive agreement and, assuming no unforeseen difficulties, on July 1, 2011 BCHS will officially become Bronson Battle Creek.  At that time, Bronson Healthcare will become the ‘operating partner’ of the new regional system purchasing 51% of BCHS (50% held by Trinity Health, the outgoing co-owner, and 1% from BCHS Community Partners, the continuing partner). The vision for the new partnership is to deliver better coordination of care for patients throughout southwest Michigan. Key goals driving the partnership are to provide the ‘right care in the right place at the right time’ and maximize the clinical strengths of each entity.

Read Entire Article

Bronson Receives Top National Honor for Environmental Leadership

April 12, 2011 - Bronson Methodist Hospital has been awarded Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Leadership Circle for 2011.  This is the highest environmental achievement award presented by Practice Greenhealth, a national membership organization for healthcare facilities committed to environmentally responsible operations. 2011 marks Bronson’s ninth year as a recipient, longer than any other hospital in southwest Michigan.

Read Entire Article

New Partnership Forms Areas Most Comprehensive Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Group

March 30, 2011 - Bronson, HealthCare Midwest and K Valley Orthopedics, P.C./Southwestern Michigan Sportsmedicine Clinic have partnered to form Bronson Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, the area’s most comprehensive multi-disciplinary group of orthopedic and sports medicine physicians. Twenty-three physicians represent a wide variety of orthopedic subspecialties including fellowship-trained foot; ankle and lower extremity trauma; hand, wrist and elbow; adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee; microvascular; spine disorders; sports medicine; and orthopedic trauma.

Read Entire Article

New Physician Joins Bronson LakeView Family Care Decatur

March 30, 2011 - Bronson LakeView Family Care in Decatur has welcomed to its practice Lester Burkow, D.O. He joins certified nurse practitioner Connie Harris.

Read Entire Article

Bronson Official Elected Chairman of States Certificate of Need Commission

March 30, 2011 - James “Chip” Falahee, Jr., senior vice president of legal and regulatory affairs at Bronson Healthcare Group, was recently elected to the position of chairman of the state’s Certificate of Need Commission. Falahee is part of an eleven member Commission, appointed by the Governor.

Read Entire Article

Bronson Methodist Hospital Again Earns Spot on Nations 100 Top Hospitals List

March 28, 2011 - The national spotlight returns to Kalamazoo this week with news that Bronson Methodist Hospital is again rated among the 100 best hospitals in the country.

Read Entire Article

Thomas M. Blok, MD appointed Director of Research Services at Bronson

February 28, 2011 - Thomas M. Blok, M.D. was recently appointed director of research services for the Bronson health system.

Read Entire Article

New Physician Joins Bronson LakeView Surgery

February 28, 2011 - Bronson LakeView Surgery has welcomed to its practice Rebecca Thoreson, M.D. She joins the team of Shadi Fahs, D.O., Konrads Lubavs, M.D. and Daniel Teske, PA-C.

Read Entire Article

Bronson Announces New Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

February 7, 2011 - Denise Neely, BSN, MBA, has been appointed vice president, chief nursing officer (CNO) for Bronson Healthcare Group. With more than 30 years of experience in nursing, clinical operations and healthcare leadership, Neely has served since 2005 as director of service lines and regional business development at Bronson.

Read Entire Article

Bronson Quality Ranked Among Top Five Percent in Nation For Third Consecutive Year

January 26, 2011 - For a third consecutive year, Bronson Methodist Hospital has been recognized as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence ™ in an independent study conducted by HealthGrades, the nation’s most trusted source of health care provider information. This distinction secures Bronson’s place among the top five percent of hospitals in the nation for overall clinical quality.

Read Entire Article

Bronson Neuroscience Center Offers Unique Approach To Treating Complex Conditions

January 6, 2011 - A newly named center at Bronson is changing the way patients in southwest Michigan receive care from neurologists, neurosurgeons and behavioral health experts. The Bronson Neuroscience Center is the result of a growing neuroscience program at Bronson that, over the past several years, has evolved to combine highly specialized physicians, clinical staff and treatment options all in one location. Adult and pediatric patients and their families all benefit from this unique, collaborative approach to care.

Read Entire Article

Bronson Announces Most Popular Baby Names in 2010

January 3, 2011 - Bronson Methodist Hospital announces that in 2010, there were 3,293 babies born at the Bronson BirthPlace, southwest Michigan's largest and most advanced birthing center.

Read Entire Article



MyChart icon

Bronson's secure online connection to select medical records.

Log in to MyChart