Mission & Vision

“Our strategic priorities flow directly from our values we hold important, that come together to provide a healthy quality of life.” — Ed Freysinger

UP Health System is committed to always providing excellent care to our community. Our facilities provide comprehensive services to residents throughout the Upper Peninsula.

Our commitment to high-quality healthcare is strong. We bring new and innovative programs to those who matter the most – our community.


Making Communities Healthier®


We want to create a place where people choose to come for healthcare, physicians want to practice, and employees want to work.


  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Trustworthiness
  • Compassion
  • Legal/Ethical Compliance

Our High Five Guiding Principles

  • Delivering high quality patient care
  • Supporting physicians
  • Creating excellent workplaces for our employees
  • Taking a leadership role in our communities
  • Ensuring fiscal responsibility