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ONLINE GIVING NOW AVAILABLE AT MRH!

ONLINE GIVING NOW AVAILABLE AT MRH! ~ A gift to the Marlette Regional Hospital Foundation is a meaningful way to engage in a partnership with your local hospital and to ensure that Thumb Area communities have access to quality health care services, close to home.

At Marlette Regional Hospital, there are various areas that can greatly benefit from charitable contributions:

~ United Hospice Residence
~ United Hospice Service
~ Long Term Care Unit
~ B.C.U.P.S. Program
~ Friends of MRH & Cornerstone Clubs
~ General Donation

Marlette Regional Hospital is a 501c3 non-profit organization and all contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Click on the following link for more information. http://marletteregionalhospital.org/giving-opportunities/

Orthopedic Surgeon Opens Clinic in Marlette

Orthopedic Surgeon Opens Clinic in Marlette ~ Marlette Regional Hospital is pleased to share that a new board certified orthopedic surgeon specialist will be seeing patients through the Specialty HealthCare Services office at Marlette Regional Hospital.

James Jesko, DO of Covenant HealthCare will begin his Marlette clinic on Friday, May 31, 2019 and will have scheduled clinic days by appointment on the third Friday of each month in Suites 7 & 8 of the MRH Medical Office Building.
Dr. Jesko performs ACL reconstruction, carpal tunnel treatment, fracture care, fracture fixation, joint care, arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, sports medicine, total hips and total knees. For more information about his services, please visit www.covenanthealthcare.com.

Specialty HealthCare Services of Marlette Regional Hospital is located within the main hospital campus in the Medical Office Building. To schedule an appointment, please call 989-799-5557. For more information about medical specialists in Marlette, please visit www.marletteregionalhospital.org or call 989-635-4344.

A Matter of Balance Program Will Be Offered in Marlette

A Matter of Balance Program Will Be Offered in Marlette ~ Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering A Matter of Balance program free of charge to area seniors aged 60 years and older who have physical limitations due to concerns about falling. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

This 4-week course is ideal for seniors concerned about falling; anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength; anyone who has fallen in the past; anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns.

Pre-registration is required and the program will be limited to 12 participants. Classes will be held twice per week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. beginning June 3rd at the MRH East Campus located at 2861 Main Street in Marlette. For more information or to register, please call 989-635-4140. For more information about Marlette Regional Hospital, please visit www.marletteregionalhospital.org.

MRH $10 Sports Physicals Begin in June

Marlette Regional Hospital’s $10 Sports Physicals Begin in June ~ Marlette Regional Hospital’s family healthcare offices will begin offering reduced price sports physicals to area athletes for a cost of ten dollars, and half of the proceeds will be donated back to local schools’ athletic programs.

For the month of June, the following offerings will be available:
• All month by appointment at Mayville Family HealthCare located at 2180 Ohmer Road in Mayville. Call 989-843-5135 to schedule.
• All month by appointment at Kingston Family HealthCare located at 5988 State Street in Kingston. Call 989-683-2221 to schedule.
• June 18th from 2 – 5:30 p.m. on a walk-in basis at Family HealthCare of Brown City located at 4472 Main Street in Brown City.
• June 18th from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. on a walk-in basis at North Branch Family HealthCare located at 4000 Huron Street in North Branch.
• June 27th from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. by appointment at Marlette Family HealthCare located at 2750 Main Street, Suite 2
in Marlette. Call 989-635-4104 to schedule.

Additional opportunities will be offered throughout the summer months. Annual well-child exams can also be scheduled, and these can count as a child’s sport physical if he/she has not had a well-child exam in this calendar year. Well-child exams are a preventative service benefit covered at 100% by health insurance plans. A sport physical form will need to be taken to the well-child visit to ensure completion by the family healthcare provider.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact outreach specialist Robin Pingel at 989-635-1861. Check out additional events and information by visiting us online at www.marletteregionalhospital.org or “like us” on Facebook.

6th Annual Dr. Michael Ogboh Memorial 5K Walk/Run Slated for June 8th

6th Annual Dr. Michael Ogboh Memorial 5K Walk/Run Slated for June 8th ~ Marlette Regional Hospital invites you, your friends and family to participate in the sixth annual Dr. Michael Ogboh Memorial 5K Walk/Run scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 8, 2019 during the Brown City Days festival.

The race begins and ends at the Family HealthCare of Brown City office located on Main Street in Brown City. The entry fee is $25 and participants registered by May 27th will receive a commemorative event tee shirt. Various sponsorship opportunities are available and proceeds benefit United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital—a program Dr. Ogboh was passionate about.

For more information, please call Jenna Muxlow at 989-635-4111 or “Like” Marlette Regional Hospital on Facebook. See you at the starting line!

MRH Seeks Community Health Survey Input

MRH Seeks Community Health Survey Input ~ Marlette Regional Hospital is currently conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment survey to identify health needs that are most important to our communities and its residents. The survey is brief and seeks the public’s open and honest feedback regarding priority health needs, utilization of local services, barriers to accessing needed healthcare services, and suggestions for improvement. Anyone can complete the survey.
Please help Marlette Regional Hospital in this effort by completing the survey online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MRHSurvey19.

Responses to this survey will be submitted anonymously, and participants may skip any question that they do not want to answer. Responses will be combined with other survey responses and reported only in total.
In appreciation for completing the survey, participants have an opportunity at the conclusion of the survey to enter a drawing for a chance to win one of two $25 gift cards.

For questions or trouble completing the survey, please contact Balcer Consulting at 989-553-2927.

MRH Welcomes New Doctor to Marlette Family HealthCare

MRH Welcomes New Doctor to Marlette Family HealthCare ~ Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) welcomes the addition of board-certified family medicine physician Lillian Marzouq, MD to the medical staff. Dr. Marzouq has joined Dr. Jabir Akhtar, family nurse practitioner Shannon Cournaya, MSN, FNP-BC, and the staff of Marlette Family HealthCare.

Dr. Marzouq received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI. She has practiced medicine for 20 years and her clinical interests include preventive medicine and adult medicine. Dr. Marzouq shares, “My approach to medicine is to provide the best possible care, educate patients about their health, and prevent future illness. My hope is to form lasting partnerships with my patients to keep them healthy as possible.”

Dr. Marzouq provides primary care medical services to patients of all ages. Her services include, but are not limited to, allergy injections, blood draws for testing, men’s and women’s health care, immunizations, minor surgical procedures, adolescent care, preventive acute and chronic care, sports, school, employment and insurance physical exams, and routine office laboratory testing.

Marlette Family HealthCare will be hosting a Meet & Greet with Dr. Marzouq on Tuesday, May 14 from 1 – 2:30 p.m. in the MRH Seton Lobby. Ice cream floats will be served and (appropriate) beach attire is welcome to fit the theme. The community is welcome to stop in for a float and wish her a warm welcome to the Marlette community!

New patients are currently being accepted at Marlette Family HealthCare with same-day appointments available. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 989-635-4104. Visit us and “Like” us on Facebook.

Dr. Lillian Marzouq is now serving patients at Marlette Family HealthCare.

Phyllis Liebler Named Hospice Volunteer of the Year

Phyllis Liebler Named Hospice Volunteer of the Year ~ United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital is pleased to announce that Phyllis Liebler of Brown City was recently honored as volunteer of the year during their annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet.

Phyllis has been a volunteer for United Hospice Service since 2012. She voluntarily chooses to undertake a service or duty whether it be helping to provide care for patients at the Hospice Residence, helping train new volunteers, providing spiritual support or companionship to patients, and her efforts make a difference.

Throughout her tenure of service as a volunteer, Phyllis has generously supported patients in their end-of-life journey by working one day per week at the Hospice Residence in Marlette. If you’ve ever visited the Hospice Residence on a day when Phyllis is working, we are certain you were greeted with a welcoming smile. Phyllis goes the extra mile to make patients and families feel welcome. Phyllis also helps by visiting patients in long-term care and acute care settings at Marlette Regional Hospital when needed. Whether visiting for spiritual support or companionship, Phyllis’ warm manner is always appreciated by patients.

It was Phyllis’s warm manner and dedication to hospice that led her to receiving this special award. Please join us congratulating our volunteer of the year, Phyllis Liebler.

United Hospice Service volunteers who have received this honor in the past include: Thelma McKee, Norretta Darling, Val Benson, Paula Marshall, Joyce Frye, Diana Hutchinson, and Mike Hollenbeck, Pat Boegner, Geri Templin, Angie Krauth, and Patricia Chantiny.

For more information about United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital and volunteer opportunities, please call 800-635-7490 or visit www.marletteunitedhospice.org.

United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital recently honored Phyllis Liebler as the 2019 volunteer of the year. Pictured above with Phyllis (left) is Hospice Volunteer Coordinator Madelyn Huffman (right).

Certified Diabetes Self Management Program at MRH

Certified Diabetes Self Management Program ~ If you are diabetic and have set a goal to do all you can to improve your health in 2019 — this class series will help YOU in this process!

The Marlette Regional Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Program is State and Nationally Certified.

Our DSMT Class Series is taught by a registered nurse, certified diabetes educator, and registered dietitian.

The cost associated with DSMT classes is covered by most insurance companies, but co-pays and deductibles may apply.

Attendees should call their insurance company to verify coverage for education. A referral by a primary care provider is required to attend this class.

Please contact the diabetes education office at 989-635-4348 for more information, to RSVP, or for referral assistance.