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    McLaren Health Care, the three-state, 14-hospital health care system and health plan, has appointed Justin F. Klamerus, M.D., M.M.M., as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Klamerus has served as President of Karmanos Cancer Hospital & Network, a subsidiary of McLaren Health Care, since January 2017. An oncologist by training, Dr. Klamerus assumes the position previously held by Dr. Michael McKenna, McLaren Health Care’s first CMO, who passed away in May. “Over what has already b...

  • 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...

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    Among the Native population, colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer and is the second leading cause of death among men and women, according to the American Indian Cancer Foundation. There are usually no symptoms until it’s too late. Regular screenings can detect polyps in the colon early, before they turn into cancer. Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Central Michigan will provide colorectal cancer screening kits at Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan’s Summer Safety Fair on Saturda...

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    McLaren Central Michigan has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Acute Stroke Ready Certification. McLaren Central Michigan underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review on March 15, 2022. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with related certification standards including program management and the delivering and facilitating of clinical care. Joint Commission standards are developed in c...

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    For the eighth consecutive time, McLaren Central Michigan (MCM) received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety. MCM has consistently received an “A” grade since Fall 2018. Only 8.9% of hospitals have achieved this. The Leapfrog Group announced their Spring 2022 grades publicly on May 10, 2022. The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, awards an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to all general hospitals across the coun...

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    McLaren Health Care expanded its statewide McLaren Stroke Network through the addition of leading-edge technology that results in quicker, time-critical treatment decisions for stroke care. RapidAI applies artificial intelligence to advanced imaging to analyze clinical data, expedite clinical decisions and connect the care team on a single, FDA-approved and HIPAA-compliant platform. Already the largest stroke program in the state, the addition of this AI technology adds to the program’s care capabilitie...

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    Allisyn Mattice-Eskau GRAND BLANC, Mich.— Allisyn Mattice-Eskau, director of government & regulatory affairs for McLaren Health Care, whose accomplishments and strong dedication to health care advancement through legislation, has landed a prized spot on the list of “ 30 in Their Thirties 2022 ,” an annual compilation of business professionals in their 30s who have achieved notable success produced by DBusiness Magazine . Discovering her passion and intense interest in health care legislation while s...

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    GRAND BLANC, Mich.— McLaren Health Care, with several hospitals and dozens of outpatient facilities covering the majority of the state, is included on the list of Michigan’s Largest Employers for 2022 from Crain’s Detroit Business . With 19,914 employees, McLaren Health Care landed at no. 11 on the list of nearly 150 landmark Michigan-based businesses. “Being included on this list — and listed so near the top — affirms the value that our team members see McLaren as an employer of choice where you can ha...

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    McLaren Central Michigan has commenced treating cancer patients using a new TrueBeam™ system from Varian Medical Systems. This innovative technology enables delivery of highly precise, sophisticated image-guided radiotherapy in the treatment of cancer. Brooke Spencer, MD, MPH, a member of the Karmanos Cancer Institute team, along with David Bergman, MD, treated the first patients this week using the hospital’s new system. Eric, a 49-year-old Mount Pleasant resident recently diagnosed with a type of cance...

  • McLaren Central Michigan is pleased to announce Robert G. David has accepted the position as President and CEO effective January 17, 2022. Robert brings an exceptional track record of success within the healthcare sector. He has 30+ years of experience in hospital operations developing and leading high performing management teams, expanding services, implementing clinical quality and patient safety initiatives and growing market share through a disciplined approach to planning, physician recruitment and ...