Our Network

The Masters of Medical Informatics program at Michigan Tech provides educational and research collaborations with selected hospitals and clinics, granting excellent opportunities for our graduate students. This collaborative network provide students with real-world experience and directly applied research that is critically needed in the healthcare field. The MMI program believes it is very important to prepare its students with real-world healthcare situations and projects to provide quality and expertise in their students upon graduation.

Below is a list of our current network partners:

Duke Lifepoint’s Marquette General Hospital – Marquette General Hospital is a federally designated Regional Referral Center and a member of Superior Health Partners. It is the regional medical center for Michigan's Upper Peninsula and beyond. Marquette General is the region's Level II Trauma Center as verified by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, has been named by Thomson Reuters as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital, has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers, and Blue Distinction for Spine Surgery from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

As a 315-bed specialty care hospital, Marquette General receives patients from throughout Upper Michigan, and provides care in 65 specialties and subspecialties. Our medical staff of more than 200 doctors work as a team with our 2,400 employees in caring for approximately 12,000 inpatients and more than 350,000 outpatients a year.

Marquette General Hospital's major services include Marquette General’s Heart Institute, Cancer Center, Brain & Spine Center, Rehabilitation Center, Behavioral Health, Digestive Health, Weight Loss Center and Women's & Children's Center. We also provide the region's premier services in imaging, surgery and laboratory, and are home to the U.P. Telehealth Network, a leading telehealth network in the nation. Marquette General Health System also includes numerous primary and specialty care physician offices as well as home health services.

As a member of the Upper Peninsula Health Care Network, Marquette General Hospital works together with the many fine community hospitals throughout the region. With comprehensive, quality care, we rank among the best in the Midwest.

Portage Health – Portage Health is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care system with 800 employees. Portage Health has 96 beds (36 general acute beds and 60 skilled nursing) and treats nearly 2,000 inpatients each year. Portage Health offers dedicated services for family medicine, pediatrics, women's health, surgery, and skilled nursing care and wellness plus ancillary services that include radiology, laboratory, cardiopulmonary, certified sleep disorder center, regional dialysis unit, pharmacy, rehab and therapy, audiology, a 12/7 hospitalist program, home care and hospice, and a 60-bed senior living community. Portage Health offers a Level III ACS verified trauma center and emergency department as well as an Express Care walk-in clinic. More than 35 physicians are on the Portage Health medical staff. Portage Health provides a variety of healthcare services throughout Houghton, Baraga, Ontonagon and Keweenaw Counties, with facilities in Calumet, Hancock, Houghton, Lake Linden and Ontonagon. Portage Health is accredited by the Joint Commission.

Superior Health Partners – Superior Health Partners betters the Upper Peninsula’s healthcare by creating a partnership with healthcare systems throughout the U.P. Their partners include Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Baraga County Memorial Hospital, Bell Hospital, Dickinson County Healthcare System, Marquette General Health System, Munising Memorial Hospital & Health Services, Portage Health, and Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. SPH has set goals of being the regional leader in clinical quality care and service, creating business excellence, develop an accountable care organization, and developing more jobs throughout the Upper Peninsula.