Cherish Each Encounter

Life's unpredictability has its way of turning my emotions upside down like a roller coaster. Yesterday, I found myself starting to cry, feeling completely discouraged in regards to a difficult situation that has no end in sight. Oddly enough, in that same moment, I felt like I had an unrelated revelation about my life. A quiet realization that caused incredible happiness to coexist with that sorrow. I was fortunate to have caring and dedicated parents growing up. In addition to them, I was … [Read more...]

Young at Heart- Crittenton Hospital

With University of Michigan Heart Surgeons on staff and a full Cardiovascular protocol in place, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center is rapidly changing the landscape of local cardiac care. In the past 12 months Crittenton has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for received certification as a Primary Stroke Center and received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers. It was the latter designation that mattered most to Alice Palmer of Rochester. … [Read more...]

Enjoy “Dinner with a Doc” and Learn More About Your Heart Health at Crittenton Hospital

ROCHESTER, MI – Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about keeping your heart healthy at the upcoming presentation entitled “Women and Heart Disease: A New Love Affair,” presented by David Schaefer, MD. This free event will take place May 11 at the hospital.  Light refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. Please call 248-652-5269 to register or register at Crittenton Hospital Medical Center is a 290-bed acute … [Read more...]

Crittenton Hospital Medical Center Achieves New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center

Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, Rochester Michigan announces it has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international organization dedicated to eliminating heart disease as the number one cause of death worldwide. Crittenton is one of only 14 accredited facilities in the state of Michigan. Hospitals that have received SCPC accreditation have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a … [Read more...]