Sparrow Hospital

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Sparrow Hospital
Sparrow Health System
Sparrow Hospital is located in Michigan
Sparrow Hospital
Shown in Michigan
Geography
Location Lansing, Michigan, United States
Coordinates 42°44′03″N 84°32′06″W / 42.7342°N 84.5351°W / 42.7342; -84.5351Coordinates: 42°44′03″N 84°32′06″W / 42.7342°N 84.5351°W / 42.7342; -84.5351
Organization
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university MSU College of Human Medicine, MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
Services
Emergency department Level I trauma center
Helipad FAA LID: 08MI
Beds 733
History
Founded 1896
Links
Website www.sparrow.org
Lists Hospitals in Michigan

Sparrow Hospital is a 733-bed teaching hospital located in Lansing, Michigan that provides care for the greater Mid-Michigan region. The hospital is a subsidiary of Sparrow Health System, and is affiliated with the Colleges of Human Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine at nearby Michigan State University.[1] Sparrow Hospital operates the only dedicated pediatric emergency room and the largest adult emergency room in the region. The emergency department is a level I trauma center, as verified by the American College of Surgeons.[2] It is also a Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.[3] Sparrow also has state-of-the-art operating rooms, multiple helipads, oncology center, heart and vascular center, and orthopedic department. In addition, 4,500 deliveries are performed at Sparrow Hospital annually.

History[edit]

Sparrow Hospital's founding dates back to 1896, when the Women's Hospital Association supported one doctor and one nurse out of a rented house.

In 1910, Lansing developer, Edward W. Sparrow donated land on East Michigan Avenue near the Michigan State Capitol and $100,000 to help build the hospital. The hospital opened in 1912.

In 2008 a 10-story addition, the Sparrow Tower, was completed. The $160 million, 450,000-square-foot (42,000 m2) addition houses the hospital's emergency departments.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sparrow Health System - About". Retrieved 2009-10-18. [dead link]
  2. ^ "ACS verified trauma centers". Retrieved 2009-10-18. 
  3. ^ Andy McGlashen (February 11, 2013), "MSU, Sparrow named Michigan's first Comprehensive Stroke Center", MSU Today, retrieved March 3, 2013 
  4. ^ About Sparrow, Sparrow.org, retrieved 2010-Feb-24

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