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  • Port Huron, MI – Ron Akred has been named McLaren Port Huron’s Employee of the Month for March. Akred has worked at McLaren Port Huron for a year in Care Management. Akred was nominated by his peers because he lives the hospital values every day. He is very passionate about working with patients. He makes every patient feel like he works only for them, taking a personal interest in their cases. He optimizes patient advocacy, making sure, even in difficult situations, the patient’s best interests are bei...

  • In these extraordinary times, we are accepting donations of protective eyewear, face masks (including handmade), and gloves. To arrange a drop-off, please contact the McLaren Greater Lansing Foundation between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday at (517) 975-7100. Here is a list of New/Unused Items still needed for our caregivers · Disposable face masks · N95 masks, sometimes called respirators · Eye protection including face shields and safety goggles · Disposable gowns · Disposable gloves · Wipes: bleach or a...

  • One non-profit was founded in 1981. The other started two years later. The first one supplies food to needy residents in seven mid-Michigan counties and the second provides emergency housing and support services for local families. Children benefit from both charities and that was a big reason why employees of the Laboratory department at McLaren Greater Lansing chose the Greater Lansing Food Bank and Haven House as their designated beneficiaries during the 9 th annual Simple Gift Holiday Tree Program. ...

  • 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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    A hospital may be new, high tech, and efficient, but it will fail in its responsibility to the community if it is not staffed by the best and brightest we can find. Joanne “Jo” Fredericks of Mason wrote those words of wisdom in an email to the McLaren Greater Lansing Foundation earlier this year and they give some insight into why she and her husband Ed have named the Foundation as the beneficiary of a $500,000 life insurance policy. Jo had a variety of jobs during a 25-year career at McLaren Greater La...

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    Unlike some of her peers, Lisa Campbell did not feel called to the nursing profession. Yet the registered nurse at McLaren Greater Lansing feels she is doing what she was meant to do. “I went into nursing because there was a big shortage of nurses,” she said of her entry into the health care field. “I had no idea it would be such a good fit for me. But I fell into the perfect career.” Campbell, who has worked at McLaren Greater Lansing since 1997, was presented with the third annual Janet. M. Wendorf Ou...

  • 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...

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    As parents of three young boys, Edwar and Lana Zeineh are grateful when they can find time – and a babysitter – to spend a night out on the town So when the McLaren Greater Lansing Foundation approached them about serving as co-chairs of this year’s Annual Gala, which will be held Saturday at Crowne Plaza Lansing West, they jumped at the opportunity. “This was a fun fit for us” said Edwar, owner of Zeineh Law in Lansing and a member of the Foundation’s board of trustees. “The atmosphere at the Annual Ga...

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    Good music, tasty food, delicious desserts, micro-brewed beer, and fun games will be on tap Friday night when the inaugural McLaren Loves Lansing event is held at the Lansing Brewing Company. The festivities will start at 7 p.m., when Grant Hendrickson will be the first of five musical acts to perform during the event whose proceeds will support the Sacred Space project of the $450 million McLaren medical facility being built on land purchased from the Michigan State University Foundation in its Univers...

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    The year was 1976 and Calvin Jones had it all planned out. The Lansing native was fresh off a two-year tour of duty with the United States Marine Corps and had just started a job with the Lansing Board of Water & Light as a construction services laborer. He figured he would work hard for the next two to three years while moving up the company ladder and then get a job with the State of Michigan. So why is Jones still a BWL employee more than four decades later? The answer, as he explains it, is thre...