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Covenant Earns 8th Straight 'A' for Patient Safety!
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Covenant HealthCare has once again received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2022 — its EIGHTH consecutive "A"! This national distinction recognizes the Covenant team’s achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital.  “The Great Lakes Bay Region counts on Covenant as a high-quality care provider for the community,” says Dr. Michael Sullivan, Vice President of Quality Improvement/Chief Medical Officer. “Each and every person on the Covenant team m...
Medical Moments: Stop the Bleed Program
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Laura Walker, RN, BSN, EMT, CFRN Stop the Bleed is a program that encourages bystanders to become trained, equipped and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. #StopTheBleed training is available locally through the Covenant HealthCare Injury Prevention Program. Laura Walker, RN, BSN, EMT, CFRN is an experienced nurse who leads the Covenant Injury Prevention Program and provides education to the community. Laura recently shared inf...
Medical Moments: Covenant HealthCare Careers
Friday, May 13, 2022
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Alison Henige, RN, BSN, MSA Join the team at one of Forbes Best Midsize Employers in the country! Watch as Alison Henige, RN, BSN, MSA highlights the extraordinary culture and many available career and job shadowing opportunities here at Covenant HealthCare. To learn more, call 989.583.5080 or visit online www.covenanthealthcare.com/ch/careers
Medical Moments: Multiple Sclerosis
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Angala Borders-Robinson, DO - Neurologist Dr. Angala Borders-Robinson is a Neurologist with Covenant Neurology. She is new to the Saginaw area and has a passion for helping patients with multiple sclerosis, or MS. Watch this segment of “Medical Moments” to learn about MS, common signs to watch for, treatment options available and more. Learn more at:  https://www.covenanthealthcare.com/ch/neurology
Medical Moments: Hospital/Nurses Week
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Beth Charlton, BSN-RN, MSA, President/CEO Covenant HealthCare Happy Hospital and Nurses Week from Beth Charlton, BSN-RN, MSA, President/CEO of Covenant HealthCare! #ExtraordinaryTogether
Medical Moments: Avoiding Common Gardening Injuries
Saturday, May 7, 2022
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Jacqueline Kareus, Physical Therapist, Mary Free Bed at Covenant HealthCare Spring, is that you? As you prepare for warm weather activities, Jacqueline Kareus, a Physical Therapist at Mary Free Bed at Covenant HealthCare, shares some tips to avoid common gardening injuries!
Medical Moments: Volunteering at Covenant HealthCare
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Sarah Knochel, Front Desk & Volunteer Services Manager Looking to make a difference in the community? Sarah Knochel, Front Desk & Volunteer Services Manager, recently highlighted current volunteer opportunities at Covenant HealthCare on "Medical Moments." If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering at Covenant, please call 989.583.6048 or apply online! https://www.covenanthealthcare.com/volunteer
Covenant HealthCare Surpasses 10,000 Robotic-Assisted Surgeries
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Pictured: Audrey Forrest and Dr Sujal Patel Just over 12 years after the first da Vinci® Surgical System arrived at Covenant HealthCare, the surgical team has now completed more than 10,000 robotic-assisted surgeries. The da Vinci® Surgical System integrates robotics and sophisticated computer technology with the skills of the surgeon. The system enhances a surgeon's ability to perform delicate operations with great precision and maneuverability, while only requiring tiny incisions. This in turn leads t...
Medical Moments: Child Life Program
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Mariah Bruff, Certified Child Life Specialist Mariah Bruff is a Certified Child Life Specialist with Covenant HealthCare. March is Child Life month, and she spoke with WNEM TV5 about one of the valuable resources Covenant HealthCare has with its child life program. As a regional pediatric hospital, Covenant cares for thousands of kids from across the state. Child Life Specialists like Mariah support children who are in the hospital and help them cope with what is goi...
Medical Moments: Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Video Credit to WNEM TV 5 Featuring: Kelly Dey, RRT and Jacqueline Evans Kelly Dey, RRT and Jacqueline Evans from our Pulmonary Services team recently provided education about the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program at Covenant HealthCare. Learn how our multidisciplinary team helps improves breathing for patients with chronic lung conditions and empowers cardiac patients to regain confidence after experiencing a heart event. Call 989.583.5030 for more information about the program!