PENNOCK HEALTHCARE SYSTEM TO JOIN SPECTRUM HEALTH ON MAY 1

The Spectrum Health Board of Directors and the Pennock Health Board of Trustees have each approved resolutions that would integrate Pennock into Spectrum Health. Pennock will become Spectrum Health Hospital, effective May 1, pending execution of all final legal documents. The new entity will be known as Spectrum Health Pennock. Spectrum Health also has agreed to make a $46 million capital commitment over ten years and continue current essential services for at least ten years. To learn more, read our full Q&A's!

 

 

FLIPPING SHOULDER SURGERY INTO THE REVERSE

Conventional total shoulder replacement may not be effective for individuals with severe rotator cuff injuries or a type of shoulder arthritis called cuff tear arthropathy. For these individuals, AOPI offers an alternative called reverse shoulder replacement. Using this technique, surgeons replace the shoulder's ball and socket components with artificial versions, just as they would in conventional replacement surgery, although, they position the new pieces differently. The new reversed replaced joint owes its functioning to the deltoid muscle. To learn more, visit AOPI today!

 

 

YOUR PARTNER IN SKIN HEALTH

Acne, eczema, rosacea - these and other skin problems can impact your healthy glow. Luckily, help is now only a phone call away! We have welcomed a new addition to the medical team: Diana Castanon, MD, FAAD, dermatologist. For members of our community, this means traveling for skin care is officially a thing of the past. Dr. Castanon splits her time between Hastings, where she sees patients on Mondays at the Pennock Medical Arts Building, and a busy private practice in Grand Rapids. To schedule an appointment, call 269-945-3750 or visit our dermatology page to learn more!

 

 

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