The Osceola County Jail has launched a new health care system provided by Advanced Correctional Healthcare.
Under the program, a nurse is at the jail 40-hours a week and a doctor will be available one day a week. Continue reading
Michigan improperly spent $1.7 million on health care for former inmates. That’s according to a new audit that tracked payments between October 2011 and April 2014.
Governor Rick Snyder’s budget-cutting order looks mostly to reductions in State Police, corrections, and health care spending as a first step toward retiring a deficit.
It’s Veterans’ Day – a day to appreciate and recognize those who have fought for our country – and state officials are using the occasion to inform veterans about benefits that are available to them.
With veterans returning home in unprecedented numbers, veteran care officials say health care issues for veterans need to be addressed. Continue reading
In a wide-ranging interview on Friday, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Gary Peters said he does not support sending ground troops to Iraq.
With November’s general election quickly approaching, candidates should be conscious of the growing financial concerns of the state’s older voters. Continue reading
Our nation’s capital this week will host hospital administrators and families from Michigan and around the country for what’s called the Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day. Continue reading
Once upon a time, school children were attended to quickly when medical issues arose by the often beloved school nurse.
Today, many schools have cut back or cut out the school nurse position due to budget constraints.
The Charlevoix Area Hospital Nurse Program is being recognized for, you could say, bringing the good old days back by providing nurses to nine local schools. Continue reading
A state lawmaker hopes to have a bill on Governor Rick Snyder’s desk before the end of the year to allow medical marijuana distribution centers. Continue reading