Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital is proud to report a 0% Hospital Acquired Infection (HAI) rate for the entire first half of 2014. According to the CDC, HAIs are infections that patients develop during the course of receiving healthcare treatment for other conditions. They can be caused by a wide variety of common and unusual bacteria, fungi and viruses. In the United States approximately 5-10% of patients acquire an infection while treated in a hospital and about 30% of the infections are totally preventable by proper control measures.
Local businesses were invited to be a part of the First Annual Walk for Wellness Fundraiser in a unique way, a contest. Merchants were challenged to raise the most pledges and in return be awarded a plaque and advertising throughout the event.
This year the first ever Schoolcraft Walk for Wellness Merchant Support plaque was awarded to Woodland Meadows Assisted Living for raising $162. A special thanks to Woodland Meadows forsupporting this cause and to the other participating local businesses including Putvins, Hair Connections, Christopher Antiques and Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.
On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, an exercise was conducted at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital that involved a surge of patients (mock) who were chemically contaminated. Participants at the event included:
Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital is committed to providing quality healthcare and
wellness for the people of our community.
Welcome to Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, located along the northern shores of Lake Michigan.
Our state-of-the-art facility opened in April 2013. Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital will be a leader in health and wellness, serving our community and the South Central Upper Peninsula in a professional, patient centered and high quality environment.
We offer a wide-spectrum of health care services including: a 24-hour/day physician staffed Emergency Room, Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy/Rehabilitation, Cardio-Pulmonary Care, Medical Imaging, Laboratory services and HomeCare & Hospice. Our surgical program includes: Orthopedic, Urology, General and Ophthalmology … operating in one of largest operating rooms in the Upper Peninsula.
Visiting Specialists come to Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital each month to provide services such as Oncology, Podiatry, Cardiology, Obstetrics and more.
The Alan W. Ott Rural Health Clinic is staffed with family physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants and offers a walk-in clinic.
Experience why so many have made Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital their provider of choice!