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McLaren Health Care is a fully integrated health network, committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency. The McLaren system includes 10 hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, freestanding dialysis centers, a regional network of cancer centers and providers, an employed primary care physician network, assisted living facilities, commercial and Medicaid HMOs, home health care and hospice, durable medical equipment, retail pharmacy services, and a wholly-owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren has 16,000 employees and more than 10,000 network physicians.
With nearly 500 funded residency and fellowship positions in both allopathic and osteopathic graduate medical education programs, McLaren is one of the largest producers of newly accredited physicians in the country.
McLaren Health Care has been ranked in the top 25 integrated health care systems in the United States for the last 10 years. With more than $4.2 billion in annual revenue in 2011 and an Aa rating from Moody’s Investor Services and AA- from Fitch Ratings, McLaren Health Care has sustained a revenue growth rate of 20% per year for nearly 20 years.
McLaren’s mission is “to be Michigan’s best value in healthcare, as defined by quality outcomes and cost.”
The operations and services of MHC are housed in nearly 200 facilities serving a 54-county market with a population in excess of 3.5 million lives.
Information technology is driving faster, more accurate delivery of health care services. Recognizing a unique business opportunity to leverage a substantial expense stream, McLaren Health co-founded PHNS which recently became Anthelio Healthcare Solutions Inc. Anthelio is focused on providing hospitals with innovative ways to use technology and re-engineered business processes to improve patient care, streamline operations and achieve significant cost advantages. Through this partnership, McLaren continues to make strategic investments in IT infrastructure, EMR, portable digital communication workstations and web-enabled data transfer systems that are helping us meet unprecedented challenges and create a higher standard of care in the industry.
McLaren Health Care is an owner of Premier, Inc., the largest alliance of hospitals and health systems throughout the country. Premier leverages purchasing power and contracts as well as provides benchmarking and redesigning of processes among participating owners.
The subsidiaries of McLaren Health Care are as follows:
McLaren Bay Region
McLaren Bay Region, located in Bay City, Michigan, is a 404-bed acute care hospital providing specialty, primary and preventive care. Services include cardiovascular, neuroscience, women’s health, orthopedics, rehabilitation, home health and hospice care, EMS and oncology, The emergency department treats more than 45,000 patients a year. McLaren Bay Region is affiliated with more than 50 educational institutions for training a wide variety of clinical personnel. As the regional leader in cardiovascular and neuroscience services, the medical center cares for patients throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region, with a population of nearly 500,000.
McLaren Bay Special Care
McLaren Bay Special Care is a 31-bed acute care facility located in Bay City, Michigan, specializing in the care and treatment of patients with special medical needs that require lengths of stay greater than 25 days.
McLaren Central Michigan
McLaren Central Michigan, a 2011 Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals® Award Winner, is a 118-bed acute care, not-for-profit medical center located in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. It offers a full range of quality health and wellness services to the residents of central Michigan, including cardiovascular care, cancer services, and comprehensive surgical and orthopedic services. The medical center has over 70 active staff physicians and is associated with more than 150 other skilled providers. McLaren Central Michigan is one of the region’s largest employers, with more than 700 employees and another 200 volunteers. is a 118-bed acute care medical center located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.
McLaren Flint is a tertiary teaching facility with 416 beds located in Flint, Michigan. Certified as a Cardiac Center of Excellence by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), the medical center is also designated as a BCBSM Center of Distinction for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery and Spine Surgery. McLaren Flint holds a three-year accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer and is the site of the state’s first Proton Therapy Center. It is further certified as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and as a Primary Stroke Center, as designated by the Joint Commission. Other specialized services feature the neurosciences and minimally-invasive surgery, including robotic surgery. McLaren Flint is affiliated with MSU College of Human Medicine for its medical residency programs, including family practice, internal medicine, general surgery, orthopedic surgery and radiology. Fellowships are offered in hematology/oncology and surgical oncology.
McLaren Greater Lansing
McLaren Greater Lansing is a 389-bed tertiary teaching facility located in Lansing, Michigan. It is home to one of the region’s leading cardiac programs; advanced clinical centers for radiation oncology and women and children’s health; medical/surgical units; and a full-service pharmacy. Residency programs include anesthesiology, family medicine, internal medicine, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology surgery, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine/rehabilitation and emergency medicine. Fellowships are offered in general cardiology, interventional cardiology, hematology/oncology, nephrology, gastroenterology, pain management, and rheumatology. The medical center is recognized as a Cardiac Center of Excellence by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, as a Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program and is mid-Michigan’s only breast care center accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
McLaren Lapeer Region
McLaren Lapeer Region, a 222-bed, acute care facility, is located in Lapeer, Michigan, and is the primary provider of health care services to Lapeer County and the surrounding area. The medical center has received national recognition from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for clinical excellence in orthopedics, pneumonia, congestive heart failure and surgical care. Other services include a 29-bed, 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Center and specialized services for heart, cancer, orthopedic and general surgery services, physical medicine and rehabilitation, women’s services, sleep disorders, behavioral health, wound care and hyperbaric services and chronic pain clinic. A McLaren Extended Care-Lapeer Region within the facility supports patients from their discharged inpatient stays until they are self-sustaining to return to their homes.
McLaren Macomb is a 288-bed acute care hospital located in Mount Clemens, Michigan. With more than 400 physicians and 2,000 employees, it is one of Macomb County’s largest employers. McLaren Macomb provides a full range of services, including cardiovascular care, cancer services, comprehensive orthopedic services and a state-of-the-art surgery center. The medical center operates one of the busiest emergency departments in the area, treating more than 60,000 patients annually. In addition to becoming Macomb County’s first verified trauma center in 2010, McLaren Macomb is also accredited in computed tomography (CT) and houses an accredited sleep center and an accredited chest pain center. It is a leader in osteopathic graduate medical education, with residencies in cardiology, emergency medicine, endocrinology, family medicine, general surgery, general vascular surgery, internal medicine, OB/GYN, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology-facial plastic surgery, radiology and urologic surgery.
McLaren Oakland is a 328-bed medical center which provides primary and specialty healthcare services to the greater Pontiac and Oakland County community. Founded in 1953, the medical center has grown from one small clinic to a full-fledged medical community that includes more than 300 physicians, an inpatient hospital with a range of services including cardiovascular care, cancer services, women’s health, minimally invasive robotic surgery, comprehensive orthopedic services, and a state-of-the-art Surgery Center. McLaren Oakland is a leader in Emergency/Trauma services and operates 18 satellite facilities throughout northern Oakland County. The medical center offers AOA approved residency and fellowship programs in anesthesiology, cardiology, interventional cardiology, critical care, dermatology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, emergency medicine, family practice, general surgery, internal medicine, orthopedic surgery, pain management, podiatry, pulmonary/critical care, diagnostic radiology, otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery, and urological surgery.
McLaren Orthopedic Hospital
McLaren Orthopedic Hospital, a 79-bed specialty hospital in Lansing, Michigan, is the state’s largest dedicated orthopedic hospital, offering offer inpatient and outpatient services for the treatment and repair of orthopedic degenerative disease, injury and trauma. The orthopedic hospital is a recognized Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network. Additional services include an inpatient geropsychiatry unit, a multi-specialty residency clinic, a nationally renowned sleep disorders center, and a wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy center.
McLaren Northern Michigan
Mclaren Northern Michigan Regional Hospital is a 202-bed regional referral center located in Petoskey, serving residents in 22 counties across northern Lower Michigan and the eastern part of the Upper Peninsula. A medical staff of nearly 200 physicians represents nearly all medical and surgical specialties, enabling full-service care with an emphasis on heart, cancer, orthopedics, and neuroscience services.
McLaren Cancer Institute
McLaren Cancer Institute is a network of cancer centers located in Lansing, Flint, Bay City, Lapeer Pontiac Mount Clemens, Mount Pleasant, Owosso and Clarkston, in addition to Marquette and surrounding areas in the Upper Peninsula through a partnership with Marquette General Health System. With its growing statewide network of hospitals, oncologists and community practitioners, McLaren Cancer Institute was created by McLaren Health Care to facilitate the integration of the oncology research and educational resources with the physicians and facilities associated with the McLaren system. The result is the timely delivery of newly-discovered treatment options as well as established standards of care to physicians and patients.
McLaren Clarkston represents the largest ground-up development in the history of the corporation. The health care village is located on 80 acres of prime real estate in northern Oakland County. Phase I opened in 2009 and includes a 138,000 sq. ft. Medical Office Building, a 45,000 sq. ft. freestanding cancer center and a five-acre “healing garden” with walking paths, a meditation labyrinth and numerous water features. Phase II proposes a 200-bed acute care inpatient facility, two additional medical office buildings, and a comprehensive outpatient cardiovascular center. A 100-bed expansion to the hospital is proposed for Phase III.
McLaren Health Plan
McLaren Health Plan continues to be one of the fastest growing health plans in Michigan. Since enrolling its first member in August 1998, McLaren Health Plan has expanded to provide health care benefits to Medicaid recipients and group employers through HMO, POS, and PPO products. The Health Plan currently serves Michigan residents throughout 30 counties. McLaren Health Plan has been recognized nationally by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare and has been acknowledged as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press.
McLaren Homecare Group
McLaren Homecare Group provides community-based home health care, palliative care, hospice, home medical supplies and equipment, infusion services, and pharmacy services for the McLaren Health Care system. Divisions include McLaren Homecare, McLaren Hospice, McLaren Home Medical, and McLaren Pharmacy. These divisions serve more than 375,000 patients and businesses in 25 counties throughout Michigan. While the central office is located in Genesee County, Michigan, McLaren Homecare Group also maintains regional offices in Macomb County, Ingham County, Bay County, along with retail storefronts in 12 locations throughout southeast and mid-Michigan.
McLaren Medical Group
McLaren Medical Group manages the corporate ambulatory network consisting of more than 60 primary and specialty centers located throughout a 14-county region. It also employs more than 150 primary care physicians and many specialists within the McLaren network. The primary care physicians of McLaren Medical Group are among the top admitting and referring physicians for many of McLaren’s medical centers. For the past six years, McLaren Medical Group has earned the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Patient Care Standards in Preventative Medicine. Regional EMS, the corporation’s ambulance service, is positioned under the McLaren Medical Group structure, but has its own governing board.
McLaren Insurance Company, Ltd.
McLaren Insurance Company, Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of McLaren Health Care (MHC). The MHC physician insurance program is available to medical and staff professionals of MHC-owned hospitals and facilities. A wide variety of coverage options are available, as well as significant discounts for favorable claims experience, participation in risk management educational programs, and reduced premiums for new physicians or physicians working part-time. The program is supported by a staff with over 25 years of experience in medical malpractice as well as highly recognized defense attorneys with extensive backgrounds in medical malpractice cases.