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Why Choose Michigan Hospital

  • What is our Nurse to Patient Ratio?

    What is our Nurse to Patient Ratio?

    1 Nurse to 4 Patients. We encourage all patients to ask every hospital what their nurse to patient ratio is before scheduling surgery. We are very proud of our nurse to patient ratio.

  • What Makes MSH Special?

    What Makes MSH Special?

    We’re a small, friendly, compassionate hospital. With a small number of patients, we have time to focus on your individual needs and preferences.

  • What Is the Hospital Building Like?

    What Is the Hospital Building Like?

    • We are designed for patient safety and convenience. You’ll park just steps from the front door, and our registration desk is in the front lobby; no long walks in a giant parking lot, and no long treks inside the building.
    • We are a 20 bed specialty hospital. We have 3 operating rooms and one procedure rooms, plus a clinic.
    • We are easily accessible via freeway, and are near both I-75 and I-696.


How Do I…

  • How Do I Schedule a Clinic Appointment?

    How Do I Schedule a Clinic Appointment?

    Call 586.427.1000 to make an appointment for gastrointestinal, back/spine, foot/ankle, or general surgical needs. Please note we do not have Urgent Care.

  • How Do I Request Special Dietary Items?

    How Do I Request Special Dietary Items?

    We really shine at food and nutrition. Our registered dietician can provide meals for diabetic, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, Halal, Kosher, nut-free, and nearly any other food requirement. We welcome any dietary questions you have! When our surgery scheduler calls you, we will ask about your dietary needs.

  • How Do I Tour the Hospital Before Surgery?

    How Do I Tour the Hospital Before Surgery?

    We encourage patients to check out our facility prior to surgery. Call 586.427.1000 and ask to schedule a pre-surgery tour.

  • How Do I Know If My Insurance Covers My Care?

    How Do I Know If My Insurance Covers My Care?

    Our business office will call you prior to your surgery to discuss costs.

  • How Do I Schedule My Surgery?

    How Do I Schedule My Surgery?

    Your surgeon’s office will work out the initial details and MSH will follow up with you to finalize your surgery details.

  • How Do I Change the Day of My Surgery?

    How Do I Change the Day of My Surgery?

    Patients who need to reschedule their surgery are required to call their surgeon’s office because their office staff will need to coordinate a new surgery date when the surgeon is available; this cannot be done by the hospital.

  • How Do I Change My Clinic Appointment?

    How Do I Change My Clinic Appointment?

    Call the hospital at 586.427.1000.

  • I Don’t Have a Doctor Yet. How Do I Find a Surgeon Who Can Help Me?

    I Don’t Have a Doctor Yet. How Do I Find a Surgeon Who Can Help Me?

    We have many, many surgeons on staff and will refer patients as needed. Call 586.427.1000 we will do our best to match you with a physician who can help.

  • How Do I Access My Health Information Online?

    How Do I Access My Health Information Online?

    We use My Health Portal so you can access your health information. Your email must be on file with MSH, and you need your medical record number to Register for My Health Portal. Registration is free.


For Patients and Their Loved Ones

  • What Should I Bring to the Hospital?

    What Should I Bring to the Hospital?

    For all patients: Your photo id and insurance card(s).

    For patients expected to stay at least one night: also bring your regular medications in their prescription bottles, and any special medical equipment (like a CPAP).

  • When Is the Hospital Open?

    When Is the Hospital Open?

    Our hospital operates 24/7. Clinic and surgical visits are by scheduled appointment; call 586.427.1000 to make an appointment.

  • When Are Visiting Hours?

    When Are Visiting Hours?

    12pm-8pm daily. Visitors to the patient bedside must be 18 or older. You or your physician have the option to restrict visitors if that is beneficial to your recovery.

  • How Many Visitors Are Allowed?

    How Many Visitors Are Allowed?

    Patients may have an adult family member with them prior to surgery and after surgery when the patient is fully recovered. To support the patient’s recovery, visiting hours end at 8pm.

  • I Have a Cold. Can I Still Visit?

    I Have a Cold. Can I Still Visit?

    For the safety of our patients, loved ones who have a cold or other contagious illness are asked to stay home. You or your physician have the option to restrict visitors if that is beneficial to your recovery.

  • Can I Bring Flowers For My Loved One?

    Can I Bring Flowers For My Loved One?

    For infection control purposes, flowers or living plants are restricted from the patient floor. Balloons are allowed.

  • I Am Sick Now. Can I Make an Appointment or Walk In?

    I Am Sick Now. Can I Make an Appointment or Walk In?

    We do not have Urgent Care. Please contact your primary doctor, an Urgent Care facility, an Emergency Room or 911 if you need help right away.

  • What If My Loved One Wants to Be a Patient But Does Not Speak English?

    What If My Loved One Wants to Be a Patient But Does Not Speak English?

    Call the hospital and we will discuss options for care. We specialize in personal care and will do our best to arrange for an interpreter.

  • Are You Near a Bus Stop?

    Are You Near a Bus Stop?

    There is a SMART bus stop right at our driveway.

  • Do I Need Someone to Stay Home with Me After Surgery?

    Do I Need Someone to Stay Home with Me After Surgery?

    Yes, anyone receiving anesthesia must have someone stay with them for 24 hours after surgery.

  • Can You Tell Me My Co-Pay and Deductibles Ahead of Time?

    Can You Tell Me My Co-Pay and Deductibles Ahead of Time?

    We will call you prior to your surgery to discuss your insurance coverage and your financial responsibility, if any.


Accessing Health Information

  • What is My Health Portal?

    What is My Health Portal?

    This allows you to view your health information via the internet. Click “My Health Portal” in the top-most menu in the blue bar OR click the blue “My Health Portal” button at the top of the sidebar (NOTE: This button shows toward the bottom of your screen on a smart phone device). You will need your medical record number (from your discharge paperwork) and your email needs to be on file with MSH. Information is generally available online for 3 months after your discharge.

  • What If I Don’t Have Internet Access or an Email Account?

    What If I Don’t Have Internet Access or an Email Account?

    The traditional way of accessing medical information is always available. Come in with photo identification to request copies of your medical records. There is a nominal fee per page. Call 586.427.1000 for more information.