(IRON MOUNTAIN, MI.)–The Dickinson County Healthcare System OB/GYN Staff, along with Michigan-Wisconsin Family Practice Associates, recently were presented with 2018 Maternity Excellence Award. DCHS received the award that acknowledges the facility’s excellence and improvements in maternity care. The goals of the award and maternity care project are to reduce the rate of unnecessary C-sections in the state, decrease infant mortality and to decrease early elective deliveries. One of only eleven hospitals in the state to receive the award, DCHS and Mi-WI Family Practice Associates combine resources to provide top quality maternity care here in our community. Those acknowledged include Dr. Kristi Olson, Dr. Beth Schroeder, Dr. Adam Ryan, Dr. Jim Merrill, Cathi RN,BSN,OB Manager, Tillie Rossato RN,BSN and Deena Bartelli, RN.
(Aaron Harper, WJNR,WOBE,WHTO)