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Spine

Excelling in specialized and proven procedures, McLaren spine teams offer truly comprehensive and multidisciplinary approaches in the treatment of back and neck pain. These experts work together in a coordinated system to identify and treat conditions of the back and neck, ranging from the most common to the most complex. Whether a patient's treatment is medical or surgical, the team works together in harmony with leading edge technology, the latest techniques and the most effective therapies to help patients feel, move and live better.

Spine Services at McLaren Flint

McLaren Flint's spine surgery 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 Spine Surgery. 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 improved patient health and safety as well as cost-efficiency measures.

McLaren Flint now has five prestigious Blue Distinction Center+ designations which include Cardiac Care, Maternity Care, Bariatric Surgery, Knee and Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery. The selection criteria used to evaluate facilities were developed with input from the medical community and include general quality and safety metrics as well as program specific metrics.

Research confirms that designated Blue Distinction Centers+ demonstrate better quality and improved outcomes for patients, with lower rates of complications and readmissions than their peers. Blue Distinction Centers+ are also 20 percent more cost-efficient.

These experts work together in a coordinated system to identify and treat conditions of the back and neck, ranging from the most common to the most complex.  Whether a patient's treatment is medical or surgical, the team of specialists at the McLaren Spine Program are dedicated to applying leading-edge technology, the latest techniques, and the most effective therapies to help patients feel, move and live better.

Blue Distinction Center