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Grand Rapids Drive jersey theme night to benefit Mary Free Bed

Grand Rapids Drive Jersey Auction Benefit Mary Free Bed

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH – Jan. 19, 2015 – The Grand Rapids Drive, the NBA Affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, will partner with Dickinson Wright PLLC to host a Charitable Jersey Takeover Night on Fri. Jan. 22 as the Drive take on the Sioux Falls Skyforce at 7pm at the DeltaPlex Arena. Players will wear customized GR…
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‘Get Your Socks On’: MFB patients welcome Ronald McDonald

Ronald and Crew

Grand Rapids, Mich. — Pediatric and adult patients and staff at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital surprised representatives from the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan (RMHWM) on Friday, Nov. 13, by wearing red-and-white-striped socks during a planned visit by Ronald McDonald. The surprise was a “thank you” for years of partnership between the two…
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Mary Free Bed at Sparrow completes $ 7.5 million expansion and renovation

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Lansing, Mich. – The $7.5 million Mary Free Bed at Sparrow expansion and renovation project is finished and will be completely open for patients on November 17, 2015. There are 40 private rooms, two state-of-the-art therapy gyms and several social areas. The 45,000-square-foot adult rehabilitation program spans the sixth floor of all three Sparrow Hospital towers….
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Physiatrist joins Mary Free Bed Medical Group

Dr-Vollmer

Grand Rapids, Mich. — Mary Free Bed Medical Group is pleased to introduce Carolyn F. Vollmer, MD, as a physiatrist working primarily in the Spine Center. Areas of focus and sub-specialization include occupational medicine/work-related injuries, interventional spine procedures, musculoskeletal conditions, sports medicine and women’s health. Dr. Vollmer is a graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Human…
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Munson Medical Center joins Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Network

Munson Medical Center joins the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Network

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Munson Medical Center and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital have signed an agreement that supports improving the quality of care for patients and enhancing rehabilitation services at Munson Medical Center. This agreement brings Munson Medical Center into the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Network, an innovative alliance of hospitals and providers throughout…
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Lakeland Health joins Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Network

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Lakeland Health and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital have aligned to enhance rehabilitation care for patients in southwest Michigan. Lakeland has joined the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Network, an innovative alliance of hospitals and providers throughout Michigan. The network was established in 2011 to extend Mary Free Bed’s expertise as one…
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Foundation announces expansion and renovation capital campaign

Mary Free Bed Foundation Capital Campaign

[Above video courtesy of WOOD TV8] Grand Rapids, Mich. – Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation officials launched the public phase of a capital campaign today to support a $66.4 million expansion and renovation project. “This transformative project enables us to serve additional patients and provide rehabilitation that is even more specialized,” said Kent Riddle, president…
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Mary Free Bed names Chief Nursing Officer

Ingrid Cheslek MFB

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Nursing executive Ingrid Cheslek has joined Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital as Chief Nursing Officer. Cheslek spent more than three decades at Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming, Mich., serving in a number of capacities, most recently as Vice President of Patient Services/Chief Nursing Officer. “We’re impressed with Ingrid’s track record of career…
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