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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • McLaren Flint's knee and hip replacement program continues to deliver high-quality care to patients. The Medical Center has been designated as a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care's program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care - and includes robust quality measures focused on...

  • Nutritional Counseling is now available and does not require a physician order. Our registered dietitians can help with the following issues: patients wanting help losing weight, anyone wanting to learn how to eat healthier, patients experiencing food allergies or intolerance to food, irritable bowel syndrome, dysphagia diets, celiac disease, and those in need of low salt or low cholesterol diets. This is a private pay program for counseling not covered by insurance payers. These individual sessions are...

  • 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 ...

  •   In addition to celebrating members’ years of service each December, the McLaren Flint Auxiliary Volunteers also donate their profits back to the hospital to be used toward projects approved by the board. This past fiscal year, the Auxiliary raised over $77,000 and presented their check to Chad Grant, president and CEO of McLaren Flint on Tuesday, December 11. Most of the donation will be used toward the future purchase of a second 3D mammography unit for the McLaren Imaging Center.