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  • August 15, 2022 MPP KEY STAFF MEETING McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) provides Virtual Key Staff presentations quarterly.   Please join us for our next live webinar:   Wednesday, September 7, 2022 12:00 PM We want to hear from you during these uncertain times. Please invite any staff who would benefit from the information being presented.   Topics to be discussed include : MPP Updates—Dr. Preston Thomas, MPP Associate Medical Director MPP Care Coordination Updates Polymedco-Colorectal Ca...

  • August 1, 2022 COLONOSCOPY FOLLOW UP SCREENING GUIDELINES   BACKGROUND: The U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer updated recommended follow-up intervals after screening colonoscopy in average-risk individuals. This guidance does not apply to people with hereditary syndromes that increase Colorectal Cancer (CRC) risk, inflammatory bowel disease, serrated polyposis syndrome, or personal or family history of CRC. These guidelines consider colonoscopy results alone and do not evaluate the...

  • July 1, 2022 Diabetes Control in the Elderly   SUMMARY: Management of the elderly patient with diabetes promote relaxed targets and avoidance of aggressive control. Choice of diabetes medications in the elderly requires careful assessment of hypoglycemic risk 1 . Adults > 65 years of age with diabetes should be a high priority for depression screening and treatment.   MANAGEMENT: Individualize Targets and Goals 2 7 - 7.5% is reasonable for healthy patients over age 65 with no or few comorbi...

  • June 15, 2022 Current Procedural Terminology Category II Codes (CPT-2 Codes)   WHAT ARE CPT-2 CODES: They describe the following: Clinical components, such as those typically included in evaluation, management, or other clinical services. Results from clinical laboratory or radiology tests and other procedures. Identified processes intended to address patient safety practices (such as fall risk). Services reflecting compliance with state or federal law.   PURPOSE: CPT II codes help define nati...

  • Bay City, MI - McLaren Bay Medical Foundation will host its sixth annual 5K Walk/Run at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021 in Uptown Bay City. Advanced registrants receive a t-shirt. Snacks and beverages will be provided after the event. Awards will be given to the top finisher in each age category, and participation medals will be awarded to all finishers. All participants will also be entered into a random prize drawing that will take place during the awards ceremony after the race. Packet a...

  • McLaren Bay Region has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. McLaren Bay Region earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis...