Bronson South Haven Hospital joins Mary Free Bed Network

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Bronson South Haven Hospital is the newest member to join the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Network, an innovative alliance of hospitals and providers dedicated to enhancing patient care and rehabilitation services throughout Michigan.

The network was established in 2011 to extend Mary Free Bed’s expertise and specialized services to other settings, creating a seamlessly integrated system of rehabilitative care for patients.

Bronson South Haven Hospital is a 49-bed community hospital serving Allegan and Van Buren counties. Formerly known as South Haven Health System, the hospital became Bronson South Haven when it joined the Bronson Healthcare system in January 2017. The affiliation follows more than 30 years of collaboration between South Haven Health System and Bronson Healthcare.

Bronson South Haven provides a continuum of care through its main campus in South Haven and primary care clinics in South Haven and Bangor. Its facilities offer specialized care in alternative pain management, women’s health, orthopedics, general surgery, wound care, rehabilitation, occupational medicine, family care, cardiology, oncology, emergency medicine, urgent care, rheumatology and integrative medicine. The Bronson Wellness Center in South Haven offers rehabilitation services, group exercise classes, personal trainers, massage therapy and wellness programs.

Bronson South Haven Hospital is the 31st hospital to join the Network. Bronson’s flagship hospital – Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo – joined the Network in 2012.  Bronson Battle Creek and Bronson Lakeview hospitals joined in 2014.

Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited, rehabilitation hospital. For more than 125 years, Mary Free Bed has restored hope and freedom through rehabilitation for children and adults who have experienced brain injuries, strokes, spinal cord injuries, multiple traumas, amputations, cancer and other diagnoses. The combination of comprehensive services and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation enables specialty physicians and staff to help patients achieve outstanding clinical results. For additional information, visit

Bronson Healthcare is a not-for-profit, community-governed health system serving nine counties in southwest and south central Michigan. It offers a full range of services from primary care to critical care across more than 70 locations. Key member organizations include: Bronson Methodist Hospital, Bronson Battle Creek, Bronson LakeView Hospital, Bronson South Haven Hospital, Bronson Medical Group, Bronson at Home, Bronson Commons, Bronson Lifestyle Improvement & Research Center and the Bronson Health Foundation.

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