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    McLaren Bay Region, a leader in providing high-quality patient care, is launching a new electronic health record system (EHR) at 12:01am on Saturday, June 5, 2021 to better serve its patients and community. The new EHR system is from global health care technology company Cerner Corporation, and will improve integration of information in both the hospital and clinic setting. It will enable health care providers to update clinical documentation in near real-time to help clinicians deliver personalized, sa...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of two board of director members: Geaneen Arends, attorney and vice president and director, Butzel Long Sylvester Hester, chairman, Global Automotive Alliance In their roles, Arends and Hester will collaborate with the existing board members to support the Institute’s mission of leading transformative cancer care, research and education. Karmanos treats more than 12,000 new patients annually and is Michigan’s largest cancer...

  • If you haven’t been inside the McLaren Care Region Sleep Center recently, you are in for a surprise. McLaren Caro recently remodeled the space with new beds, hotel-style décor, and fresh paint.  It’s a far cry from what most people expect in a laboratory, even one that’s dedicated to studying sleep. “It’s like a little hotel room,” said Sleep Care Manager Zack Freeman. “There’s cable TV, a DVD player, you can bring something to read. We try to make it comfortable.” While it may look like a cozy hot...

  • A 20-minute test performed once every 3 years could save the lives of thousands of women. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the world. Each year, it kills more than 4,000 women. “It doesn’t have to be that way,” says Heather Fryers, a Family Nurse Practitioner who sees patients at McLaren Caro Region Family Medicine at 220 E. Frank Street. During January’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, McLaren reminds women that routine testing saves lives. “Cervical cancer is one of the most preven...

  • McLaren Caro Region is pleased to announce it has received MPRO’s 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence for outstanding achievement in Effective Reporting and Measurement for Critical Access Hospitals. McLaren Caro Region received the award for improving their influenza vaccination rates as well as administering aspirin to patients who present with symptoms of a heart attack. This year, more than 130 Michigan hospitals, physician practices, nursing homes, inpatient psychiatric facilities, ambulatory surge...