Top 100: UP Health System-Bell recognized for services in rural areas

Top 100: UP Health System-Bell recognized for services in rural areas

UP Health System – Bell (UPHS – Bell) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital of 2024. Chartis Center for Rural Health, Chartis’ annual Top 100 Awards program recognizes outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance […]

The Sault Tribe of Chippewa is hosting a meeting on health services in Manistique on Feb. 7

The Sault Tribe of Chippewa is hosting a meeting on health services in Manistique on Feb. 7

Click to listen to Jack Hall’s interview with Salt Tribe President Austin Lowes https://media-cdn.socastsrm.com/wordpress/wp-content/blogs.dir/1906/files/2024/01/austin.mp3 Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is looking for community input that will help shape the future of health services the tribe provides to the area. The tribe will hold a town hall meeting at the Manistique Tribal Community Center […]

UP Health System-Marquette welcomes new heart surgeon to staff

UP Health System-Marquette welcomes new heart surgeon to staff

UP Health System – Marquette (UPHS – Marquette), a Duke LifePoint hospital, welcomes Chris Liaconis, DO, a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon for our Heart and Vascular Center. Dr. Liakonis provides treatment for heart and lung conditions that may require surgical intervention, including heart bypass surgery, aortic valve repair and replacement, minimally invasive heart, lung and vascular […]

UP health system imposing restrictions on visitors from Monday

UP health system imposing restrictions on visitors from Monday

Due to the increasing number of respiratory illnesses (COVID-19, influenza and RSV) and increasing rates of transmission in our communities, we will implement limited visitor restrictions for all inpatient units in our hospital facilities beginning Monday, January 22. Visitor restrictions remain in effect until further notice. As always, the safety of our patients, providers and […]

Superior Health Foundation invites nonprofits to apply for golf outing

Superior Health Foundation invites nonprofits to apply for golf outing

Are you a nonprofit organization with a health-focused mission? If so, Superior Health Foundation is interested in partnering with you on an upcoming event. The Superior Health Foundation’s annual fundraising golf event will be held on Friday, June 14 at Red Fox Run Golf Course in Gwynn. Proceeds from the golf tournament will benefit SHF […]

Tonya Darner named permanent CEO at UP Health-System Marquette

Tonya Darner named permanent CEO at UP Health-System Marquette

Tonya Darner has been named permanent chief executive officer of Duke LifePoint Hospital, UP Health System – Marquette (UPHS – Marquette). Darner has served as the hospital’s interim CEO since early November and chief operating officer through 2021. An experienced health care leader, Darner has more than 25 years of experience in medical practice management […]

The Superior Health Foundation is accepting funding proposals for 2024

The Superior Health Foundation is accepting funding proposals for 2024

The Superior Health Foundation invites non-profit groups to submit funding requests, with the hope that you will be a part of CHF’s 2024 annual celebration. The Superior Health Foundation’s annual gala will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2024, in the Northern Center Ballroom on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Proceeds from […]

UP Health System-Marquette adds new vascular surgeon to staff

UP Health System-Marquette adds new vascular surgeon to staff

UP Health System – Marquette is pleased to welcome board-certified vascular surgeon Ryan Meehan, MD, To the Heart and Vascular Center team. Meehan specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of vascular diseases, from varicose veins to life-threatening aneurysms. Originally from Detroit, MI, he completed undergraduate studies at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida […]

Superior Health Foundation donates nearly $1 million to UP nonprofits

Superior Health Foundation donates nearly $1 million to UP nonprofits

The Superior Health Foundation (SHF) in Marquette awarded more than $942,000 in health-focused grant funding at its Fall Grant Celebration at the Holiday Inn in Marquette on Thursday evening. 44 North proudly presents this event. The Superior Health Foundation awarded $722,065.93 in Active Pediatric Mental Health grants, $204,654.15 in fall grants and $16,254.62 in pilot-project […]