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    McLaren Bay Region was named to Newsweek’s 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals . The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Best Maternity Care Hospitals is part of Newsweek’s Best Health Care series, powered by data from The Leapfrog Group. “We are proud to be the only hospital in the Great Lakes Bay Region to receive this prestigious national award for maternity care excell...

  • June 24, 2020 — Medstar, Michigan’s most extensive and integrated 911 EMS and mobile healthcare provider, will become the ambulance provider for McLaren Bay Region and the surrounding communities. McLaren Bay Region has provided emergency transportation services to Bay County for over 40 years. The transition will take place August 30, 2020. “We recognize the commitment of McLaren Bay Region and the EMS employees over the last four decades, and look forward to building on that legacy with expanded servi...

  • To All McLaren Employees The images that emerged last week from Minneapolis of the death of Mr. George Floyd and the resulting civil unrest across our nation are having a traumatic impact on our communities, our families and friends. Mr. Floyd’s death is a tragic reminder that there remains much work to do and more conversations to be had in order to address the continued inequities that exist in our society today. As an organization, we must commit to increased understanding of diversity and inclusion,...

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    McLaren Bay Region has been awarded the 2020 Maternity Care Excellence Award by the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM). The EAM is a nonprofit group comprised of some of the state’s largest employers and unions, that awards hospitals throughout Michigan who demonstrate excellence and improvement in maternity care and delivery outcomes. To be awarded the Excellence Award, hospitals need to fully meet the standard in all four of the following areas in the same calendar year: cesarean rates (≤ 29.3% of lo...

  • McLaren Bay Region Announces Roadmap to Safely Resume Time-Sensitive Care McLaren Bay Region has continued to provide exceptional, safe and compassionate care to patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, McLaren Bay Region is beginning to look to the future to provide the care that had been deferred over the last six weeks or longer. As a result, McLaren has developed a roadmap to safely resume time-sensitive care, which includes clinical and testing protocols, further enhancements to safety for o...

  • McLaren Bay Region is taking a proactive approach to mitigate the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. McLaren is closely following the guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure that all necessary precautions are being taken to protect the health and safety of the community.  With this approach in place, McLaren Bay Region is currently under visitor restrictions, effective immediately:  Only one healthy visitor per patient is allowed. The...

  • Following months of planning and consideration, St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, Ohio and McLaren Health Care have officially signed a letter of intent to define ways that the two organizations will work together to best meet the needs of the communities they serve. The letter of intent was signed on Dec. 4 at St. Luke’s Hospital, a 312-bed facility serving Maumee, Ohio and the surrounding communities. As part of the potential integration, McLaren Health Care plans to make significant investments in St. L...

  • Emergency Department/Medical Office Building Opens November 7 th McLaren is proud to announce the opening of their new medical office building located at 2110 South M-76 in West Branch. The facility will open at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019. It will feature a free-standing state-of-the-art emergency center with 10 private patient rooms including two trauma/resuscitation rooms equipped with telehealth capabilities, and will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Patients will be able to receiv...

  • Precise Treatment Spares Healthy Tissue with Fewer Side Effects McLaren Health Care is proud to introduce the newest weapon in its arsenal of cancer-fighting technology: Proton Therapy . The most powerful and precise radiation oncology treatment available to treat cancer is now provided at the McLaren Proton Therapy Center, located on the campus of the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Flint, Michigan. As one of only 28 proton therapy centers in the United States, the McLaren Proton Therapy Center features l...

  • FLINT, Mich. – August 27, 2019 – Grand Blanc-based McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) and leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) have signed an agreement that expands in-network options for Humana Medicare Advantage members in Michigan seeking care at McLaren Health Care hospitals and outpatient facilities. The contract also provides additional in-network access for Humana Medicare Advantage members to physicians and clinicians employed by, and affiliated with, McLaren Health Care i...