Located within the hospital, Alpena General Hospital is a medical group practice specializing in pain medicine. The hospital offers a 24-hour emergency room, outpatient surgery, women’s health, and orthopedics. They also provide wound & hyperbaric medicine, cancer care, and behavioral health services.
The medical center is located at 1501 W Chisholm St in Alpena, MI. They have five providers on staff. The physicians on staff include Mark J. Outman, C.R.N.A., and Greg Rogers.
The hospital is affiliated with MidMichigan Health, which is an affiliate of the University of Michigan Health System. The nonprofit health system covers 20 counties, and offers medical offices, specialty health services, urgent care centers, and home care.
The new modern fireproof hospital will serve a large area of northeastern Michigan. It will include 60 private rooms, eight intensive care unit beds, and 18 prep and recovery rooms. It will also include a $63.5 million patient tower. It will be built on a monolithic concrete base. The new hospital will be fully equipped to provide medical services to a 50-mile radius. It will also provide an innovative cancer treatment program. The hospital’s cancer program has been approved by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
In addition, the hospital has an in-house Diabetic Center, which is one of seven diabetes centers in the U.S. The center has been recognized by the National Rural Health Association as one of the top rural community hospitals. The Center also offers a diabetes self-management training program. The facility is equipped with ambulance transportation, outpatient pharmacy, and a cafeteria. The hospital also offers a complete range of cardiopulmonary services and dietary/nutrition services.
The facility also has a new medical records system. The facility has also installed a patient portal. The medical records system has allowed the facility to save on equipment costs. It also has implemented an integrated system approach to continuous improvement. The facility engages all members of the care team to achieve excellent outcomes.
The hospital has also been named one of the 100 Great Community Hospitals by Becker’s Hospital Review. In addition, the facility has received the Governor’s Award for Excellence from the Michigan Quality Improvement Organization. The facility also offers pediatric-specific continuing medical education programs. The hospital also has periodic community education programs and clinical outreach services.
The facility has also been ranked in the Top 10 Rural Community Hospitals by the National Rural Health Association. It has been designated as a rural regional referral center for Northeast Michigan counties.
In addition to providing medical services, the hospital is also affiliated with the Alcona Citizens for Health. The health center is also an affiliate of the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, which is one of 23 hospitals that have been affiliated with the children’s hospital. The health center also advocates for the health of children in the community. The center has also been named to the Michigan Quality Improvement Organization’s 2017 Governor’s Award of Excellence.