ST. IGNACE – After nearly 13 months of collaboration and preparation, MyMichigan Health will extend its single electronic medical record (EMR) system to Mackinac Straits Health System (MSHS) and its physician offices throughout the Straits area. The new system will enable each patient to have one comprehensive medical record shared across the MSHS-employed providers and […]Read More
Name The Robot Contest
Congratulations to Hillary Winberg, third grader from Ms. Hannah Bloswick’s class at St. Ignace Elementary. She was chosen as the winning entry to name our new Spinal Surgery Robot, “Hope”. She is pictured above with the robot and members of the Hospital’s surgical staff. Her entry was selected from among 75 entries submitted by third […]Read More
Mackinac Straits Health System and MidMichigan Health Announce Affiliation
ST. IGNACE and MIDLAND, Mich. – Mackinac Straits Health System (MSHS) and MidMichigan Health jointly announced a formal affiliation between the two organizations that will address technology (IT) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) needs. Karen Cheeseman, MSHS president and chief executive officer says the organization has identified a critical need for IT infrastructure and an […]Read More
Drs. Smith and Harburn Honored!
Two well-known physicians were recently honored after announcing their retirement. Edward Smith, MD and Todd Harburn, DO have played key leadership roles with Mackinac Straits Health System. Dr. Smith officially retired this summer after more than 33 years of treating patients in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. His career started in St. Ignace working in the […]Read More
The new retail pharmacy is now open at Mackinac Straits Hospital in St. Ignace! Straits Area Pharmacy is located on the first floor near the Emergency entrance.Read More