November 15, 2011 - Bronson LakeView Hospital recently earned four awards from the Michigan Center for Rural Health for successfully adopting evidence-based processes ...
November 9, 2011 - Kibwe Weaver, MD
November 2, 2011 - James Kraatz, MD, FACS joins trauma surgery team
October 30, 2011 - One of 26 in Nation Recognized by American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
September 29, 2011 - LakeView Hospital a ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures’
September 9, 2011 - Registration now available for Walk Across Kalamazoo
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 28, 2011 - Thomas M. Blok, M.D. was recently appointed director of research services for the Bronson health system.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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