April 5, 2023
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. – Marquette Internal Medicine and Pediatric Associates (MIMPA) and Marshfield Clinic Health System have finalized their affiliation agreement that brings Marquette's most prominent independent healthcare provider practice together with Marshfield to continue to provide the needed Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Pediatric, and Neurological clinical services to the residents of the Upper Peninsula.
MIMPA and Marshfield Clinic Health System signed a Letter of Intent in January and completed the closing process. Renamed the Marshfield Clinic Marquette Center, the clinic will collaborate with Marshfield Medical Center-Dickinson to ensure the future of needed healthcare services in the Marquette region.
“Marquette patients and area residents deserve access to excellent care," said Amanda Shelast, President of Marshfield Medical Center-Dickinson. “We are proud to support the continued delivery of these resources to the local community."
The partnership will focus on continuing to deliver expert clinical care in the Marquette area while also exploring future growth of services within the region.
“The affiliation with Marshfield is a victory for our clinic and region," said Dr. John Bartlett, president of MIMPA. “We look forward to continued success in delivering personalized patient care and building our medical services through the support of Marshfield to provide the best care possible to our community."
With the affiliation agreement, Marshfield will formally incorporate its care and operational support system into the Marquette Center. Integrating Marshfield's team and resources will also enhance services, strengthening the exceptional care already provided.