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    For the seventh consecutive year McLaren Flint and the Flint Firebirds Hockey Club partnered for “Hockey Fights Cancer” which took place on October 22, 2022. This year’s event raised $33,266. These funds will be used to support the community with many cancer-related services, including transportation to and from treatment, free 3D mammograms to help with early breast cancer diagnosis, education, access to oncology nurse navigators, and much more. PHOTO CAPTION: Reg and Judy Tidball, pictured center, dro...

  • November 15, 2022 Treatment of Vasomotor Symptoms in Menopause SUMMARY: Vasomotor and vaginal symptoms are cardinal symptoms of menopause. The occurrence of vasomotor symptoms increases during the transition to menopause and peaks approximately 1 year after the final menstrual period. Systemic estrogen hormone therapy (HT), with or without progestin, is the most effective therapy for menopause-related vasomotor symptoms. Oral and transdermal (i.e., patches, gels, or sprays) estrogen, alone or in co...

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    McLaren Flint is partnering with the Flint Firebirds Hockey Club for the 7th consecutive year for a cancer awareness event. “Hockey Fights Cancer” will take place on Saturday, October 22. The puck drops at 7:00 p.m. (ET) at the Dort Financial Center. There will be plenty of action both on and off the ice as the Firebirds host the Windsor Spitfires in an exciting Ontario Hockey League battle. “Hockey Fights Cancer” generates awareness and raises funds to support the community with many services, includin...

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    Genesee Health System (GHS) has awarded a mini-grant of $41,000 to McLaren Flint Foundation for their focus area of health and wellness for vulnerable populations. The grant goes towards McLaren Flint’s Healing through Art program, which is an art therapy program that provides methods of coping to those impacted by cancer. The program is funded by Genesee County Community Mental Health Millage funds. McLaren Flint was one of 13 community organizations to receive a grant. “When we asked the community for...

  • 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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    The vision and wishes of staff on 11-tower to have a hospice suite for patients and families at McLaren Flint is now a reality. Danielle Lockhart, RN, former nurse manager of the floor, brought forth the idea to the McLaren Flint Foundation approximately two years ago. “This is the most beautiful part of philanthropy,” said Doug Glazier, vice president of the McLaren Flint Foundation. “Staff approached me with the idea, I took it to hospital leadership, everyone agreed the project should ...

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    The McLaren Flint Foundation has secured $1.5 million dedicated toward the McLaren Flint Tuition/Loan Forgiveness program to help provide student loan repayment benefits to more than 100 healthcare employees. The hospital is partnering with Goodly, a platform that assists companies in making contributions to student loan debt by creating student loan benefits for employees. Current and new full-time and part-time employees in high-demand positions are eligible, including registered nurses, respiratory t...

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      "I would tell donors that their money is well spent. Your gift gives someone the opportunity to concentrate on healing as opposed to how they're going to pay their bills. Stress is a detriment to any type of healing. The Hospitality House at McLaren helps relieve that stress. It's a wonderful thing." As more and more Michigan residents look for innovative and non-invasive cancer care, some face obstacles, including travel demands and overnight lodging accommodations, that can weigh on their minds...

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    After completing extensive renovations and additions on its campus in 2020,  McLaren Flint  is poised to kick off 2021 projects that will continue to expand its ability to meet patients' needs. “We want the aesthetics of McLaren Flint and our other campus buildings to match the excellent care patients receive from our clinical staff,” said Matt LeGault, chief operating officer for McLaren Flint. “We hope these renovations provide a welcoming environment for both patients and visitors.” The&nbs...

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    McLaren Flint's free mammogram program not only promotes breast cancer awareness, but also provides 3D mammogram screenings for uninsured, at-risk, low-income women throughout Genesee County. Funding is made possible by the partnership between the McLaren Flint Foundation and the Flint Firebirds, and the generous sponsors who support the annual "Pink out the Rink for Mamms" hockey game held each October. However, no matter what month it is, women in our community are due for their annual mammogram. Annu...