Region 8 makes up the Upper Peninsula and is joined to the Lower Peninsula by the Mackinac Bridge. Region 8 makes up nearly 1/3 of the total land mass of Michigan but only 3 percent of its total population. The region is comprised of 15 rural counties. Region 8 is served by 16 hospitals, 178 EMS agencies, 10 Medical Control Authorities and 6 Health Departments.
The back of the Region 8 application and work plan contains information about regional injury prevention and regional performance improvement. Trauma facilities interested in applying for designation can access this information and use it to develop their plans to participate in regional performance improvement and injury prevention SMART objectives. Click on the link below to access the application and work plan.
Region 8 Network Application Work Plan