Brand new, LEED Certified, Critical Access Hospital, located in the center of Ionia County. SIH is the only hospital located in Ionia County. We operate a full service small hospital in Ionia and Primary Care Physician Clinics in Ionia, Sarnac, Portland, and Muir. SIH is a non-profit hospital that is part of the Sparrow Health System which is based in Lansing, Michigan. The new hospital opened in June of 2015 and has a staff of 300 caregivers. SIH obtained LEED Certification by the US Green Building Council in 2016. It is the only hospital in Michigan with LEED Certification under the USGBC new health care standards. SIH, through Sparrow Health System, is a member of the prestigious new Mayo Clinic Care Network. The hospital operates a 24-hour a day emergency department with all private rooms and meets level IV Trauma Standard with all residency trained board certified emergency department physicians. Ionia County is located midway between Grand Rapids and Lansing. Ionia County is conveniently located along Interstate 96 and has a population of approximately 65,000 people. It is about a 30 minute drive to either Grand Rapids or Lansing.