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  • 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...

  • 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...