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McLaren Macomb named one of nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health

Published on Wednesday, November 07, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.—McLaren Macomb was named to the nationwide list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, part of the IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals national benchmark series. Marking the hospital’s third time on the annual list, McLaren Macomb is one of just three hospitals in the state and the only hospital in the Tri-County Area to achieve the distinction.

The IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals series uses independent, objective data to analyze a hospital’s performance.

McLaren Macomb’s inclusion on the list demonstrates that the hospital’s cardiovascular program outperformed its peers in key measurements that include patient outcomes, care efficiency, cost and process, among others.

“Being named as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the country validates the work we do every day at McLaren Macomb to provide the people of Macomb County with a top quality heart care program,” said Tom Brisse, president and CEO of McLaren Macomb. “We are very fortunate to have an exceptional team of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, clinicians and support staff dedicated to the quality care and outcomes of their patients. This recognition is proof of their hard work and commitment to clinical excellence.”

McLaren Macomb, through its Mat Gaberty Heart Center, provides a comprehensive cardiac program that offers advanced diagnostic and treatment options, which include many minimally invasive procedures, advanced surgical procedures and rapid response teams for any suspected cardiac emergency.

McLaren Macomb’s sister hospital, Petoskey-based McLaren Northern Michigan, was also included on the list.

The IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals series use the most recent data available from multiple resources, including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Medicare Provider Analysis and Review.

To learn more about the award-winning cardiac care offered at McLaren Macomb, visit mclaren.org/macombheart.

About McLaren Macomb:
In January 2012, Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center became McLaren Macomb.

McLaren Macomb is a 288-bed acute care hospital located in Mount Clemens, Mich. More than 400 physicians and nearly 2,000 employees work at McLaren Macomb making it one of Macomb County’s top employers. McLaren Macomb provides a full range of services, including cancer and cardiovascular care. As Macomb County’s first verified trauma center, the hospital operates the busiest emergency department in Macomb County and is also an accredited chest pain center. McLaren Macomb has a rich history of providing high quality, compassionate health care and holds a strong position in the community it serves. To learn more, visit mclaren.org/macomb or follow our blog mclaren.org/macombblog.

About McLaren Health Care

McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan, is a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency. The McLaren system includes 14 hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, a 490-member employed primary and specialty care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs covering more than 620,000 lives in Michigan and Indiana, home health and hospice providers, retail medical equipment showrooms, pharmacy services, and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 49 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. McLaren has 26,000 employees and more than 85,500 network providers. Its operations are housed in more than 350 facilities serving Michigan and Indiana.