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Grant Funding to Support Rural Health Care Coordination for Pregnant and Postpartum Mothers in Upper Peninsula Communities

Marquette, Mich. – Upper Peninsula Health Care Solutions (UPHCS) was recently awarded a $747,428 competitive grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) to integrate health care coordination and housing assistance services for pregnant and postpartum mothers impacted by

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Serving Native American Families

WHEN: Wednesday, October 10th from 1:00PM -4:00PM ET WHERE: Staybridge Suites, 855 W. Washington Street, Marquette, MI PURPOSE: To improve the care interactions and outcomes for Native American women who are pregnant and their families by increasing familiarity with local tribal communities. COST: FREE. Mileage reimbursement available (please send all

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UPHCS Recognized by Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

MARQUETTE – Upper Peninsula Health Care Solutions, Inc. (UPHCS) recently received a Data Innovation Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP). The award recognizes UPHCS for commendable dedication to quality improvement data innovation as a FORHP Patient Level Data Pilot participant, demonstrating

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Media Meet: Advance Care Planning

MEDIA MEET: Advance Care Planning Episode | 28m 45s | 2018/07/01 | A new state-funded Advance Care Planning program helps individuals decide in advance on the care they will receive if unable to speak for themselves. Guests: Upper Peninsula Health Plan Advance Care Planning Program Manager, Kate LaBeau; Family Medicine Physician

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UPHCS Purchases New Wide-Bore Mobile MRI

MARQUETTE – Upper Peninsula Health Care Solutions, Inc. is happy to announce that a mobile, wide-bore Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) will be coming to a hospital near you in April 2018. Two new GE Voyager MRI units will be shared among our partner hospitals in the Upper Peninsula, including: Aspirus

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National Rural Health Day

We’d like to applaud the staff at Upper Peninsula Health Care Solutions (UPHCS), Inc. for their ongoing efforts to address the unique challenges in accessing and delivering health care services in the rural communities of the Upper Peninsula. Efforts include participation in the Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network, a region-wide

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Small Healthcare Quality Improvement Grant

In 2019, Upper Peninsula Health Care Solutions, Inc. was awarded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Grant (SHCP – QI) for a third, three-year project period. With these funds UPHCS working with two care-delivery partners (Gibson

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