MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena is a 139 licensed-bed hospital located in northeast Michigan on the shores of Lake Huron.
- Serving Northeast Michigan since 1940
- 139 licensed beds
- 1,000+ employees, volunteers, physicians and other personnel
- Affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan
- Accredited by The Joint Commission
- Full continuum of health care services normally found only in much larger communities
- Accredited cancer and trauma programs by the American College of Surgeons
- Joint venture with Michigan Medicine for Radiation Oncology
MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena provides a full range of services in specialty areas, including:
- Behavioral Health Services
- Cancer Care
- Diabetes Services
- Emergency Care
- Heart and Vascular Services
- Pain Management
- Rehabilitation Services
- Sleep Disorders
- Surgical Services
- Trauma Care - Level III
- Wound Treatment
Just a few of the advanced technologies available at MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena include:
- 1.5 Open Bore Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- 160-Slice Computed Tomography (CT)
- Breast Health Navigation
- 3D Mammography/3D Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
- Fully-Automated Digital X-ray System
- Fully Functional Lab Technology
- Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)
- PET Scanner
- TrueBeam Radiotherapy System
- 2019 | Governor’s Awards of Excellence for outstanding achievement in Effective Reporting and Measurement: Outpatient Quality Reporting, Acute Care Hospitals and Hospital Value-based Purchasing, Acute Care Hospitals, Michigan’s Quality Improvement Organization (MPRO)
- 2017 | Top Rural Community Hospital , National Rural Health Association
- 2017 | 100 Great Community Hospitals, Becker's Hospital Review
- 2020 | Broke ground for $59 million inpatient tower featuring private patient rooms.
- 2016 | Affiliated with MidMichigan Health and Michigan Medicine (University of Michigan Health System.) Completed $7.5 million Emergency Department renovation with 20 private rooms and significant upgrades to technology and medical equipment.
- 2014 | First in Michigan to have a Samsung Fully-Automated Digital X-ray System.
- 2007 | The Center for Wound Healing & Hyberbaric Medicine opened in partnership with NOAA Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
- 2006 | The HealthPlex opened featuring state-of-the- art equipment, a warm-water aqua therapy pool, and fully integrated rehabilitation.
- 2004 | The new Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit opened with 11 private rooms.
- 2003 | Auxiliary donations to the Medical Center reached $1 million and the Auxiliary celebrated its 30th anniversary.
- 2001 | The Cancer Center, in partnership with the University of Michigan Health System, opened.
- 1995 | The Medical Center was one of only four hospitals in the state to launch a website.
- 1993 | The Development Council, whose focus is developing widespread community and financial support for the hospital, was established with Dr. Robert Currier as chair.
- 1987 | Alpena received its first CT scanner.
- 1985 | Completed $20 million project with a 72-bed tower of patient rooms, doubling the size of the hospital.
- 1974 | Completed a $3.4 million expansion project with a new lab, additional laundry area and the Emergency Room’s outpatient facilities.
- 1962 | Added Chronic Disease and Rehabilitation Unit and Intensive Care Unit.
- 1942 | Added a $1 million, three-story wing bringing the hospital capacity to 134 beds plus a new surgery facility, new entrance and physical therapy department.
- 1940 | Hailed as the only modern hospital in northeast Michigan, Alpena General Hospital opened with 88-beds, two operating rooms, X-ray department, maternity unit with 11 bassinets, children’s ward, 11 private rooms and a pathology laboratory. It cost $258,181 and the first baby was born two days after opening.