Navigation Links
Covenant Medical Center CEO Spencer Maidlow is Named Michigan's Top Hospital and Patient Care Advocate for 2009

LANSING, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Covenant Medical Center Inc. chief executive officer Spencer Maidlow today was recognized as Michigan's top hospital and patient grassroots advocate at the Michigan Health & Hospital Association's (MHA) annual meeting.

Maidlow was honored as Michigan's 2009 Grassroots Champion, an award granted annually by the American Hospital Association (AHA), for "effectively delivering the hospital message to elected officials, broadening the base of community support for hospitals, and working tirelessly on behalf of patients, hospitals and health systems."

"Mr. Maidlow is more than a hospital grassroots advocacy champion," said MHA President Spencer Johnson. "Covenant Medical Center and its staff, led by Spencer Maidlow, are true professionals dedicated to delivering high-quality, cost-effective care to their community."

Johnson said that patients and their families across the Saginaw region and all of Michigan benefit from Covenant's advocacy efforts. He added that Maidlow continually builds strong relationships with state and federal officials and delivers straightforward and compelling messages on the importance of protecting critically needed Medicaid and Medicare funding.

"I am honored to accept the 2009 Grassroots Champion award on behalf of Covenant Medical Center. My dedicated staff works tirelessly to care for our community, while also educating our elected leaders in Lansing and Washington, D.C., about the fragile state of health care and the dire need for adequate funding for those serve patients across Michigan," Maidlow stated. "I would also like to express gratitude to, during these difficult economic times, those legislators that have recognized the needs of our state's most vulnerable citizens and worked to protect health care funding from massive cuts."

Based in Lansing, the MHA represents all 144 nonprofit community hospitals in the state and successfully advocates on behalf of hospitals and the patients they serve. The MHA addresses key issues in the legislative and regulatory arenas to advance initiatives that protect quality, cost-effective and accessible care. To learn more, visit

SOURCE Michigan Health & Hospital Association
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Covenant House Welcomes His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI
2. Covenant House Appoints Virginia S. Bauer Senior Vice President
3. Tyler Perry Donates $110K to Covenant House Keeping Atlanta Teens off the Street
4. CareTech Solutions Caps Banner Year by Signing Pennsylvanias Lehigh Valley Health Network, Tennessees Covenant Health, and Ohios Marietta Memorial Hospital to Provide Web Services
5. Chem Rx Corporation in Technical Violation of Three Financial Debt Covenants
6. MSU engineering team designs innovative medical device
7. ATS Medical to Present at the 2007 Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference
8. Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Caregivers Reach Agreement on a Union Contract
9. Owner and Operator of Florida Durable Medical Equipment Company Convicted of Medicare Fraud
10. Father and Daughter From Tanzania Receive Their First Medical Examination in Newport Beach
11. Doctors and medical ethicist discuss whether doctors should participate in capital punishment
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... established the certification process to promote standards of excellence for the field of ... scheduled for March 22 – 25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Omni ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have ... many long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has ... period, when the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... giving viewers the lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," ... on current events and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... Dr. Cheng, are now treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent ... apnea, a serious sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized health system ... their existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, 2017, ... venture home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the past ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/28/2017)... , Sept. 28, 2017 Cohen Veterans Bioscience ... the use of wearable and home sensors for real-time ... Early Signal Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on disruptive ... provide an affordable analytical system to record and integrate ... ...
(Date:9/25/2017)...  EpiVax, Inc., a leader in the fields ... announced the launch of EpiVax Oncology Inc., a ... cancer vaccines. EpiVax has provided $500,000 in seed ... technologies to the new precision immunotherapy venture. Gad ... as Chief Executive Officer. Gad brings over 25 ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... Mich. , Sept. 19, 2017 HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company ... destruction of targeted tissues, announced three leadership team developments today:   ... PhD ... ... Veteran medical device executive Josh ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: