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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...

  • MACOMB COUNTY, Mich.— McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed health care provider serving all of Macomb County, has partnered with the Sterling Heights-based Chaldean Community Foundation on a health initiative aimed to educate their community on the harmful effects of smoking and vaping. The Chaldean Community Foundation was a recent recipient of a Tobacco Control Grant from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Per the MDHHS, Tobacco Control Grants are offered to “assist community members to quit...

  • 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...

  • Dr. Justin Stenz MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— Interventional radiology at McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care hospital serving all of Macomb County, has expanded its services to include the TIPS procedure to reduce the effects of portal hypertension, a high blood pressure condition in the liver. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is a minimally invasive procedure that creates a new blood vessel in the liver to relieve the pressure. Cirrhosis can lead to high blood pressure in the veins tha...

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    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Heart Failure and Nephrology Awards McLaren Macomb ranked ‘High Performing’ in its treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Heart Failure and Nephrology. Now in its 30th year, inclusion in the distinguished ranking demonstrates a health care provider’s proficiency in the delivery of its care and the resulting patient experience and outcome. Ranking is based on careful analysis of patient outcomes and care-related factors, such as patient sa...

  • MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb president and CEO Tom Brisse is among the six members of the class of 2019 to be inducted into the Macomb Hall of Fame. Founded in 2000 by the Macomb County Chamber and Macomb Foundation, the hall has inducted less than 100 local leaders who “have made outstanding contributions to improving the economic, family and community life of Macomb County.” Tom Brisse Born, raised and making his home for many years in Macomb County, Brisse assumed the role of president and CE...

  • MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care hospital serving all of Macomb County, is now offering a minimally invasive surgical option to its patients who are suffering from the effects of an aortic aneurysm, a potentially fatal condition. A catheter-based procedure, Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR) safely and effectively repairs the aneurysm building in the aorta, a major blood vessel of the body. Dr. Joseph Cuppari An aortic aneurysm is a thinning and weakening of the arte...

  • 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 ...