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  • 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...