Get Ready to Succeed with NOCHS’ Bariatric Clinic
April 18, 2022

What determines whether or not bariatric weight loss surgery will be successful? Hint: it’s not just the surgeon, although he… Read More

NOCH Recognized with an ‘A’ Grade for the Fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
November 16, 2021

North Ottawa Community Hospital (NOCH) was awarded an “A” in the fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction… Read More

Due for a Mammogram?  Read This First!
September 28, 2021

Although treatment techniques have advanced greatly in the last 20 years, the thought of coping with breast cancer still strikes… Read More

April 30, 2021

If practice does indeed make perfect, then we have two stellar orthopedic surgeons working in Grand Haven. Dr. Dirk Bakker… Read More

Set Yourself Up for Success with NOCHS Bariatric Clinic
March 12, 2021

It’s easy to get down on ourselves for gaining weight. It’s also easy to think that taking it back off… Read More

New Systems Being Installed at NOCHS to Kill Germs in the Air
November 11, 2020

For months now, we’ve all been more vigilant about cleanliness as we fight COVID-19. But do you ever think about how… Read More

Mask Care
May 13, 2020

Here are some important things to know about how to wear, remove and care for your face mask. Q. Why… Read More

If you need help NOW, then you need NOCHS!
February 26, 2020

An emergency is defined as “a sudden, urgent, usually unexpected occurrence or occasion requiring immediate action.” Immediacy becomes even more… Read More

Are You Getting the Best Joint Replacement Care?
January 29, 2020

A joint replacement is often recommended to relieve chronic pain and restore function.  Although routine, the surgery is complex with… Read More

New Technology for Crisis Care

The word “crisis” gets used a lot.  Sometimes, it’s used as an overstatement.  However, there are at least two places… Read More