Sparrow Health System

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Sparrow Health System
Industry Healthcare
Founded 1912[1]
Founder Edward W. Sparrow
Headquarters Lansing, Michigan, USA
Area served
Central Michigan
Key people
Dennis A. Swan, President & CEO[2]
Revenue Increase $1.14 billion USD (2014)[2]
Increase $12.8 million USD (2014)[2]
Number of employees
7,600 total (2013)[3]

Sparrow Health System is a comprehensive, integrated health care organization located in Central Michigan. More than 900 physicians are affiliated with Sparrow Health System.[1]

Two financing organizations, the Physicians Health Plan and the Sparrow Physicians Health Plan, are owned and operated by Sparrow Health System. Hospitals within the Sparrow Health System include Sparrow Hospital and Sparrow Specialty Hospital (Long Term Acute Care formerly located at the old St. Lawrence Hospital) in Lansing, Clinton Memorial Hospital, Carson City Hospital, and Ionia County Memorial Hospital. The Michigan Athletic Club, located in Lansing, is also a subsidiary of Sparrow Health System. The Sparrow Health System Laboratory performs over 3 million tests per year, at various laboratory sites, which include four remote testing facilities and thirteen patient service centers.

A portion of Sparrow employees are represented by the Michigan Nurses Association and the UAW Local 4911.

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  1. ^ a b "About Sparrow". Sparrow Health System. Retrieved 2015-01-03. 
  2. ^ a b c "Sparrow 2014 Annual Report". Sparrow Health System. Retrieved July 1, 2015. 
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Coordinates: 42°44′03″N 84°32′06″W / 42.734207°N 84.535122°W / 42.734207; -84.535122