Welcome to the Beaver Island Rural Health Center, located on Beaver Island, Michigan

BEAVER ISLAND RURAL HEALTH CENTER COVID-19 TRACKING

Last Updated: October 20, 2020

Total Patients Tested Patients Tested Positive Patients Tested Negative Patients Test Results Pending Patients Test Positive & Hospitalized Patients Deceased
198 6 190 2 0 0
*The 4 new positive cases are associated with the individual who received a positive result from out-of-state testing. All members of that party are now safely off the Island and quarantining.

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SAD NEWS - OCTOBER 9, 2020

It is with great sadness that the Beaver Island Rural Health Center Board of Directors announces the sudden passing of the Board’s Treasurer Bill Johnson on Thursday, October 8, 2020.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced.


VOLUNTEER NEEDED

The Beaver Island Rural Health Center is seeking a part-time volunteer to assist interested patients in applying for Michigan Medicaid or Marketplace insurance. Computer skills and familiarity navigating websites are necessary. Hours are flexible and based on patient needs and availability. Confidentiality agreements and background check will be required. For more info contact Tammy Radionoff at 231-448-2275 or email tammy@biruralhealth.org.


OUR MISSION: To provide high-quality, cost effective patient treatment and wellness services and to serve as a primary care facility to the Beaver Island community.

OUR VALUES: The Beaver Island Rural Health Center (BIRHC)

  • Believes that access to high quality-healthcare is a basic community need, regardless of a person’s ability to pay.
  • Adheres to practices that promote financial integrity and accountability.
  • Provides services with care, respect, and sensitivity for patient's needs and seeks always to have the patient’s trust.
  • Is dedicated to and complies with medical best practices
  • Reflects in its board membership the Island’s diverse community

OUR VISION for 2020:  BIRHC accommodates expanding demand for medical services, including accredited emergency care, community education programs, prevention and wellness activities.  The Center is staffed by a team of family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, and technicians who provide primary care to most year round and seasonal residents.  Basic financial stability is secured by reliable local funding, growing state and federal funding, and community contributions and income from the Center’s endowment. The Center is highly networked with other Northern Michigan medical organizations --collaborating and sharing resources.  BIRHC professional administrative staff works in partnership with a dedicated Board and community leaders to make sure programs and services are aligned with community needs and resources.

BEAVER ISLAND RURAL HEALTH CENTER STRATEGIC PLAN 2018 - 2023
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