Media Center Archives

Press releases that date back one year or more from the launch of the Media Center are stored in this page directory.

News media representatives with questions are asked to contact:

Lew Tysman
Senior Public Relations Specialist
Business Development and Community Relations

Phone: 269.226.7282

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9-29-08 24 physicians recognized for excellence in care for patients with diabetes
It’s time for school…and for flu shots
Borgess offers free prostate cancer screening
Dr. Gary Ruoff selected as one of America’s Top Family Doctors
Borgess designated UnitedHealth Premium ® Surgical Spine Specialty Center
Patrick Dyson and Paul Noseworthy earn top healthcare management credential
Borgess Health ranks among nation’s most integrated healthcare networks
Terry Baxter, MD, designated a Certified Physician Executive
Borgess Health honored by Gallup Organization as one of the 20 Great Workplaces in the world
Borgess Health offers free colorectal cancer screening kits
Borgess designated a Stroke Center of Excellence
2/15/08 Borgess Visiting Nurse Named to National HomeCare Elite
1/11/08 Borgess Lee Medical Group Pediatrics to Move to Donald Lyons Health Center
12/21/07 Kalamazoo Orthopaedic Clinic Joins Borgess Health
12/11/07 Reorganizations involving Borgess Health and other Ascension Health Michigan hospitals will add approximately 60 new jobs in Kalamazoo
12/7/07 Textiles Systems, Inc. receives highest quality & safety rating
12/7/07 Borgess Health joins American Heart Association campaigns in a landmark partnership
10/28/07 Borgess Medical Center awarded Cycle II Chest Pain Center accreditation
New Borgess Nursing Home receives $5.5 million gift
10/20/07 Borgess Medical Center again named one of the Nation’s Top Heart Hospitals
9/28/07 Borgess VNA Home Care offers flu shots at 300 sites in eight counties
9/25/07 Joy A. Strand named new Chief Operating Officer for Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital
8/29/07 George Dix appointed Chief Information Officer for Borgess Health
8/28/07 Dr. Richard Ilka becomes Medical Director for Borgess Occupational Medicine
8/13/07 Pediatrician Sandhya Sood-McMillen, MD, joins Borgess Medical Staff
7/16/07 Officers chosen and two new members join Borgess Health Board of Trustees
6/19/07 Borgess Birthing Center offers expectant parents Labor and Delivery class taught in Spanish
6/15/07 Michael D. Cox to join Borgess Health as Vice President for Mission Integration
6/14/07 Can a heart attack be detected before it happens?
6/12/07 Borgess Pediatrics Unit receives national award
5/18/07 Free Summertime Health Fair Offers Activities for the Entire Family
5/3/07 Life-sized robot helps Borgess birthing team prepare for life-threatening deliveries
5/3/07 ProMed Healthcare Receives 2006 Governor’s Award of Excellence in Diabetes Care
4/27/07 Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital offers free Women’s Health Fair, May 11
4/16/07 Healthcare Organizations Partner to Become Tobacco-Free
4/13/07 Borgess and Henry Ford Hospital’s Transplant Institute to offer a specialty clinich
4/13/07 Dr. LaPenna and Dr. Campbell collaborate with BMC to form Borgess Cardiology Group
4/13/07 Borgess and Henry Ford Hospital’s Transplant Institute to offer a specialty clinic
4/6/07 Borgess Medical Center is a Level 1 Trauma Center
3/28/07 Neonatologist Leonard Radecki, MD, joins Borgess Medical Staff
3/20/07 Borgess Health offers free colorectal cancer screening kits
Family Practice Physician and Radiologist join Borgess Medical Staff
1/27/07 Southwestern Michigan Heart Walk to be held Saturday, Feb. 17 at Crossroads Mall and Lakeview Square Mall
1/22/07 Borgess-Pipp Hospital acquires state-of-the-art bone density technology for osteoporosis screening
1/16/07 John Ryder appointed administrator of Borgess-Pipp Hospital
1/3/07 Robert McDonough appointed to Board of Trustees
12/20/06 Borgess to host January 11 Town Hall meeting on children’s health coverage
12/6/06 William Daam, COO, Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital, to retire
11/30/06 Borgess Tree of Love can help honor someone special
11/28/06 First Patients Receive Depuy Spine's Investigational Artifical Cervical Disc at Borgess Research Insitute
11/21/06 Borgess Wound Care Clinic offers a multidisciplinary approach to wound treatment
11/10/06 Borgess Medical Center again named one of the Nation’s Top Cardiovascular Hospitals
11/3/06 Borgess Health & Fitness Center hosts comprehensive health expo
10/27/06 Borgess Stroke Center is among first in US to be accredited by rehabilitation commission
10/26/06 Borgess Medical Center designated as a Neuroscience Center of Excellence
10/4/06 Borgess Medical Center again earns Governor’s Awards of Excellence
10/2/06 Emergency & Trauma Center patients guaranteed to see a physician within 30 minutes
8/25/06 Lois Van Donselaar, MSN, RN, appointed VP & Chief Nursing Officer for Borgess Medical Center
8/23/06 Borgess-Pipp Earns National Patient Satisfaction Award Three Years Running
8/17/06 Terry Baxter, MD, appointed Chief Medical Officer for Borgess Medical Center
7/26/06 Endoscopy & Surgery Center at Woodbridge Hills receives accreditation
7/13/06 Borgess Heart Failure Program only one of 20 in US to be certified
6/19/06 Borgess Neuro Rehabilitation Unit receives three-year accreditation
4/28/06 Borgess Medical Center wins National Environmental Leadership Award
4/14/06 Shahin Motakef selected as Executive VP/COO for Borgess Hospitals and Extended Care Division

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