Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital exists to restore independence, hope and freedom through rehabilitation to people with disabilities. Mary Free Bed was established in 1891 by the Mary Free Bed Guild of Grand Rapids. The hospital is located in downtown Grand Rapids with a growing rehabilitation network that reaches throughout Michigan.
All media interviews or photographs with Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital patients, administrators, physicians and employees must be cleared through external relations. You may contact:
While on Mary Free Bed’s property, media will be accompanied by a marketing staff member or authorized representative. You’re required to check in at the front desk.
For patients’ confidentiality and for adherence to HIPAA guidelines (see section below), members of the media who enter any Mary Free Bed building without clearance will be stopped by security and asked to go to the lobby area until a marketing staff member is available.
Access to Patient Care Areas
Media access may be limited or denied to any area of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital at the discretion of patients’ health care teams or individual physicians.
We ask that you park only in spaces specifically designated as “parking” to ensure patients have easy, unobstructed access to hospital entrances.