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  • 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,...

  • McLaren Central Michigan (MCM) has earned the Blue Cross Blue Shield Distinction Center designation for hip and knee total joint replacement from the Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care programs establish a nationally consistent approach to evaluating quality and safety. They incorporate measures with meaningful impact by utilizing evolving criteria within the respective specialty area. Provider quality may be evaluated using several domains w...

  • McLaren Central Michigan (MCM) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval ® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. MCM underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review in September. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with hospital standards spanning several are...

  • 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...

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    The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and other purchasers of health care, today announced the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades and once again awarded McLaren Central Michigan (MCM) an ‘A’ for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety. MCM is the only hospital in the central Michigan region to receive the safety ‘A’ grade for Fall 2019, Spring 2019 and Fall 2018, bringing them to three consecutive ‘A’ scores.  “Our commitment...

  • 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...

  • The National Cancer Institute’s Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences featured a research publication that includes work by a student in the Cancer Biology Program at Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU SOM) in its Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program’s Research Highlights of 2018. Donovan Watza is a M.D.-Ph.D. student and the lead author of the publication, “Prognostic Modeling of the Immune-Centric Transcriptome Reveals Interleukin Signaling ...