U.P. Health System – Marquette re-verifies trauma center

MARQUETTE — U.P. Health System – Marquette made a big announcement Tuesday regarding its trauma center.

The American College of Surgeons has authorized the re-verification of the hospitals Level II trauma center. Representatives from the organization visited the site back in May and noted that significant progress had been made in the department with the help of an ongoing action plan.

The hospital is the only Level I or Level II trauma center able and accredited to provide life-saving services within a 160-mile radius.

A hospital representative stated that high-tech mannequins and several educational programs throughout trauma-related units would be added to the program as well.