Helen Newberry Joy Hospital is DNV Accredited, Critical Access facility, providing a wide range of services as one of the most technologically advanced, up-to-date diagnostic centers in the Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Services include the latest laboratory and technologically advanced diagnostic imaging department – including CT, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, digital mammography, radiographic equipment, and DEXA scanning (for bone density). Additionally, we have mobile MRI services provided weekly by Alliance Imaging. Chemotherapy and IV infusions are administered on an out-patient basis by Chemo/Infusion trained nurse.
Our Cardio-Pulmonary Services department has up-to-date diagnostic equipment and provides the latest treatment modalities to ensure our patients receive quality care including stress testing, myoviews, echocardiology, pulmonary function testing, and Holter monitoring. We also provide patient education to meet a variety patient of needs such as smoking cessation, asthma control, diabetes education, nutrition counseling, and post-cardiac event care.
In addition to two outlying clinics in Curtis and Engadine, the Gibson Family Health Clinic, inside HNJH, has same-day appointments available or walk-ins welcome on a daily basis - including weekends and holidays. Our Emergency Department is open 24/7 and is fully staffed with specially trained Emergency Department Physicians and Nursing staff. Our healthcare providers include family practice and internal medicine physicians, a hospitalist, nurse practitioners and certified physician assistants.
Surgical services are provided by a Board Certified surgeon and a number of surgical specialists that rotate through our Specialty Physician Clinic, including but not limited to orthopedic, endoscopy, oncology, OB/Gyn, laparoscopic and arthroscopic, ophthalmology surgeries. Many other specialists also schedule regular appointments at our Specialty Physician Clinic including cardiology, neurology, nephrology, oncology/hematology, podiatry, pediatrics, pulmonary, sleep medicine and urology.
Complete rehabilitation services include Physical and Occupational Therapy, Speech/Language Pathology, Cardiac Rehab, and Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab. Massage Therapy is also available, provided by a Certified Massage Therapist. For patients needing long-distance appointments with out-of-area health care providers, the Hospital utilizes Telehealth services (since 2002) in conjunction with the UP Telehealth Network. This service is also available to Hospital staff and local healthcare professionals to help meet their continuing education needs with seminars or video calls.
The HNJH Sleep Center is an accredited member of the American Association of Sleep Medicine (AASM) offering comprehensive diagnostics for a vast array of sleep disorders affecting adults and children (over the age of four).
In addition to administering to the pharmaceutical needs of the hospital, Emergency Department, Clinic, and the long-term care facility, our Pharmacy provides a Coumadin Clinic and medication review services.
Attached to the Hospital is the Golden Leaves Living Center (39-bed long-term care unit), providing residential Elders with a home-like atmosphere and access to a multitude of activities on and off-site along with 24-hour nursing care.
Helen Newberry Joy Hospital & Healthcare Center provides a Health & Wellness Center (exercise facility) in both Newberry and Curtis, offering members a wide variety of aerobic equipment, free-weights and strength training equipment, as well as personalized exercise and fitness programs.
We work in conjunction with the local high schools to provide vocational job training opportunities and scholarships, as well as offer internships to college students entering the healthcare field (including Laboratory, Radiology, Rehabilitation, Nursing, and Pharmacy), and Medical students from Michigan State University and University of Minnesota Duluth, among others.
Located in the heart of the Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan, not only do we have hundreds of lakes and an abundance of wildlife and historical sites, but a number of recreational activities available throughout the year including: hiking, golfing, swimming, biking, fishing, hunting, boating, snowmobiling, skiing, and more. We offer the economic and social advantages of a rural lifestyle while providing an opportunity to contribute to improving the quality of life in our community.