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Magruder Hospital renovating emergency room

Magruder Hospital has started making improvements to its emergency room that will improve the hospital's service to patients and accommodations for emergency personnel. The Board of Trustees recently approved this project and it is estimated to cost the hospital $950,000.The renovation will feature an additional entrance for ambulances, allowing for…
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Terra’s Kern Center offers STNA classes

The Kern Center for Community and Industrial Development at Terra State Community College offers State Tested Nurse Aide classes.Nurse aides provide a variety of care-related tasks such as dressing, feeding and observing patients. This is an in-demand job and STNAs usually work in long-term care facilities, home health agencies, assisted…
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Auxiliary welcomes new members

The Magruder Hospital Auxiliary will host a free breakfast program to welcome the newest Auxilians, as well as guests and interested members, at 9 a.m. Monday, March 5. Currently the Auxiliary has more than 250 members and the volunteers donate approximately 11,000 hours of service to the hospital each year.…
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Magruder Auxiliary shows support for employee wellness

The Magruder Hospital Auxiliary recently donated $1,000 to show its support of the hospital’s employee wellness program Journey to Health. The program began in May of 2011 as a way to boost employee health and wellness and help control healthcare costs in the long run.
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Ribbon cut on new rehab suites

Thursday, Feb. 2, was a day long anticipated by Ottawa County Riverview Healthcare Campus staff and residents. Cheers rose as residents Shirley Floro and Vickie Warner cut the ribbon to six new private rehab suites in the facility’s Cottage Cove unit. These six suites all have flat-screen TVs with cable,…
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Stein Hospice celebrates 30 years

When Stein Hospice opened its doors in 1981, hospice care was just starting to take root in the United States. Hospice was a new word and a new way of caring for those who were sick and dying. Now 30 years later, Stein Hospice is burgeoning. So is the national…
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