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Award Winning Care

McLaren Health Care has earned the following awards:

Karmanos awarded bronze for Integrated Campaign of the Year

Modern Healthcare and Ad Age has recognized the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute with the Bronze Award for Integrated Campaign of the Year for the latest installment of the “Inspire” campaign. The award was given as part of the 2023 Healthcare Marketing Impact Awards . Karmanos partnered with Fusion92, a marketing agency, for the latest era of the “Inspire” campaign to showcase a cancer patient’s perspective on everyday life and activities. The campaign took viewers on a journey and included digita...

Karmanos awarded bronze for Integrated Campaign of the Year
November 2023

McLaren, Karmanos listed among best oncology programs in US

McLaren Health Care has been included on the 2023 list of “100 hospitals and health systems with great oncology programs” compiled by Becker’s Hospital Review. The health system has Michigan’s largest network of oncology centers, the Karmanos Cancer Network , anchored by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit. The list includes the premier providers of cancer care from across the country, many of which are National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Oncology Centers. The oncology programs p...

McLaren, Karmanos listed among best oncology programs in US
October 2023

WSU celebrates School of Medicine, Karmanos faculty for their significant contributions to further education

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development at Wayne State University’s (WSU) School of Medicine annually recognizes faculty who have made outstanding contributions in teaching, mentoring, research, and leadership. This year, several Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute faculty, researchers, and medical staff at the Karmanos Cancer Center received these awards, highlighting their significant contributions to education and more. Others received promotions and tenure at Wayne State. School...

WSU celebrates School of Medicine, Karmanos faculty for their significant contributions to further education
October 2023

Hour Detroit’s 2023 Top Docs List includes over 30 Karmanos physicians

Hour Detroit’s 2023 Top Docs List  is out; over 30 physicians from the  Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute  are listed. Each year, Hour Detroit Magazine puts out an online peer-to-peer review survey conducted by Professional Research Services (PRS) to determine the top physicians in southeastern Michigan. Participating physicians in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston Counties nominate the best doctors in each field. This year’s list also includes a feature with George Yo...

Hour Detroit’s 2023 Top Docs List includes over 30 Karmanos physicians
October 2023

Patients rate Karmanos as a top-recommended hospital, with high ratings for physician communication, nurse communication, staff responsiveness, patient experience and drug communication

Karmanos Cancer Center is ranked among the top recommended hospitals in the state and country by patients. Becker’s Hospital Review compiled lists of high-scoring hospitals nationwide from data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Among being a highly recommended hospital, Karmanos also scored high for physician-patient communication, nurse-patient communication, staff responsiveness, atient experience and drug communication. The data comes from the Hospital Consumer Asses...

Patients rate Karmanos as a top-recommended hospital, with high ratings for physician communication, nurse communication, staff responsiveness, patient experience and drug communication
August 2023

Top executives at McLaren Health Care, Karmanos Cancer Institute recognized on DBusiness Magazine’s “Detroit 500” list

President and CEO of McLaren Health Care, Philip A. Incarnati, and President of Karmanos Cancer Hospital and Network, Brian R. Gamble, have been included in this year’s “Detroit 500.” An annual feature from DBusiness Magazine, the “Detroit 500” compiles the 500 most influential business leaders in metro Detroit. Individuals are selected based on several factors, including the company or organization size, growth rate, geographical reach and extensive personal contacts. View the complete “Detroit 500” li...

Top executives at McLaren Health Care, Karmanos Cancer Institute recognized on DBusiness Magazine’s “Detroit 500” list
August 2023

KSP, McLaren’s Specialty Pharmacy, earns full URAC re-accreditation

KSP , McLaren Health Care's Specialty Pharmacy, has earned full re-accreditation for specialty pharmacy from URAC through August 1, 2026. By achieving this status, KSP has demonstrated its commitment to quality care, enhanced process, patient safety and improved outcomes. With this designation, KSP will continue providing specialty agents for various diseases. The medications and therapeutic follow-up offered by KSP are for patients with complex diseases or whose care requires high-cost treatments. Phys...

KSP, McLaren’s Specialty Pharmacy, earns full URAC re-accreditation
August 2023

American College of Radiology Accredits Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Greater Lansing as a Center of Excellence

The Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Greater Lansing has once again been accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) as a Center of Excellence. Facility staff, equipment, treatment-planning, and chart reviews, as well as patient safety policies and quality control, are all among the criteria assessed by the ACR. "My role is to ensure, on the backend, that the treatment plan that has been created for the patient is of the highest quality and safety, and meets all best practices," said Micha...

American College of Radiology Accredits Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Greater Lansing as a Center of Excellence
June 2023

KSP, McLaren’s Specialty Pharmacy, recognized as a Leader in Performance Measurement

The Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) has awarded KSP , McLaren’s Specialty Pharmacy, as a 2022 Pioneer in URAC’s Leaders in Performance Measurement (LPM) in their recognition program. This distinction shows that KSP has demonstrated a commitment to improving healthcare quality through performance measurement. As a specialty pharmacy, KSP provides needed medications and therapeutics at an affordable cost for patients with complex diseases or whose care requires high-cost treatments. Bei...

KSP, McLaren’s Specialty Pharmacy, recognized as a Leader in Performance Measurement
May 2023

MSU Health Care at McLaren Greater Lansing Breast Imaging Center designated as ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

MSU Health Care at McLaren Greater Lansing Breast Imaging Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). “This achievement highlights the commitment our facility, staff, and physicians place on providing the highest quality breast care for our patients,” said David Rawson, DO , lead interpreting physician at the MSU Health Care at McLaren Greater Lansing Breast Imaging Center. “The Breast Imaging Center is now dual accredited by the Amer...

MSU Health Care at McLaren Greater Lansing Breast Imaging Center designated as ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
February 2023

Isabelle Beck, RN, honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

"I would hope everyone that is in this unit gets to have Isabelle as their nurse. She was so kind and open-minded to all my needs ."   McLaren Greater Lansing nurse Isabelle Beck was honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the exceptional care nurses provide every day. The nomination, submitted by a patient read as follows: “Isabelle made me feel so comfortable and kept my spirits up while I was sick. She was able to ho...

Isabelle Beck, RN, honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses
December 2022

Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Farmington Hills clinic designated an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Center in Farmington Hills has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy). Certified physicians and medical physicis...

Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Farmington Hills clinic designated an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
December 2022

Rita Ashcroft, RN, honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

"I was just trying to do what you would do for someone you care about ."   McLaren Greater Lansing nurse Rita Ashcroft was honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the exceptional care nurses provide every day. The nomination, submitted by on of Ashcroft's co-workers reads as follows: "Rita floated to the 7 East department to help us while we were short-staffed, and it was her first time in this nursing unit." Ashcroft i...

Rita Ashcroft, RN, honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses
December 2022

McLaren Greater Lansing Named to U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care

"McLaren Greater Lansing earned a High Performing designation in recognition of maternity care as measured by factors such as newborn complication rates."   U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has named McLaren Greater Lansing as a 2022-2023 High Performing hospital for Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy). This is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals for Maternity Care. The annual evaluation is designed to ...

McLaren Greater Lansing Named to U.S. News & World Report  2022-2023 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care
December 2022

McLaren Greater Lansing’s New Hospital Receives Award of Merit

"Our employees and design-build teams worked side-by-side to build a state-of-the-art health care campus that will care for our community for generations to come ."   Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest has awarded McLaren Greater Lansing an Award of Merit in in its 2022 Best Projects competition . An independent panel of Application Engineering Company (AEC) experts reviewed a total of 64 projects. Of those projects, 13 received Best Projects recognition and 10 received Awards of Merit across 16...

McLaren Greater Lansing’s New Hospital Receives Award of Merit
December 2022

Karmanos Cancer Institute Receives the Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care for 10th consecutive year

For the 10 th consecutive year, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care by the Women’s Choice Award ® , America’s trusted referral source for the best in health care. The award signifies that Karmanos is in the top 10 percent of 4,729 U.S. hospitals offering cancer care services. Karmanos has received this honor since the inception of the award in 2014. “This award speaks to our excellence in the care of cancer patients.  We are proud...

Karmanos Cancer Institute Receives the Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care for 10th consecutive year
December 2022

Karmanos receives renewal of membership in prestigious Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium

Elisabeth Heath, M.D., FACP , leader of the Genitourinary Oncology Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) and member of the Phase 1 Clinical Trials MDT at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, has received grant renewal from the U.S. Department of Defense to continue membership in the prestigious Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC) program. The Prostate Cancer Clinical Consortium Award is a peer-reviewed, competitive grant. Peers include scientific researchers at universities and cancer center...

Karmanos receives renewal of membership in prestigious Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium
October 2022

McLaren Greater Lansing awarded Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission

McLaren Greater Lansing has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

McLaren Greater Lansing awarded Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission
October 2022

McLaren Greater Lansing’s Replacement Hospital Wins 2022 National Merit Award

"From day one our design-build teams worked together with our clinicians to build a hospital that is not only beautiful, but provides the best experience for our patients and visitors ."   McLaren Greater Lansing is proud to announce that the new hospital project won a National Award of Merit in the Healthcare Facilities category from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) . The McLaren Greater Lansing hospital project was one of three health care projects from across the country to win this ...

McLaren Greater Lansing’s Replacement Hospital Wins 2022 National Merit Award
September 2022

Karmanos Cancer Center receives overall 5-star rating on Medicare’s Care Compare website

Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit now has a five-star overall rating, the highest rating possible, from the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services. The overall quality star rating compares the hospital’s performance to others across the country. The rating system includes five categories of quality: mortality, safety of care, readmission, patient experience and timely and effective care. Medicare provides the star-rating of each hospital on its Care Compare website, a user-friendly interface where ...

Karmanos Cancer Center receives overall 5-star rating on Medicare’s Care Compare website
August 2022

Karmanos Cancer Institute and Network ranked as the preferred cancer provider in Michigan

The Karmanos Cancer Institute , the world renowned cancer center based in Detroit, for the first time since joining McLaren Health Care in 2014 has become the preferred cancer treatment provider in Michigan. A subsidiary of McLaren, the three-state, 14-hospital health system, the Karmanos Cancer Network of treatment facilities stretches across the state, from Petoskey to Detroit, and recently expanded into Ohio. In a poll conducted by NRC Health, 11.4 percent of statewide respondents named Karmanos and ...

Karmanos Cancer Institute and Network ranked as the preferred cancer provider in Michigan
July 2022

Wayne State University and Karmanos Cancer Institute express gratitude for $100 million from state for new medical education-research site

The Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute plan to construct a new building complex consisting of two towers that will further their unique academic and research-based partnership. The estimated $450 million capital project is becoming more of a reality with an appropriation of $100 million from the State of Michigan. WSU and Karmanos plan to house collaborative medical education, research and laboratories, health science and community health clinics in t...

Wayne State University and Karmanos Cancer Institute express gratitude for $100 million from state for new medical education-research site
July 2022

Karmanos and FocuSSTEM NextGen win three prestigious TV and video awards, teaching students STEM through VR and XR experiences

Karmanos Cancer Institute and FocuSSTEM NextGen have found a new way to remotely engage students during the pandemic, which has earned both organizations three Telly Awards. The awards are in the Immersive & Mixed Reality category. The Remote STEM Camp in Virtual Reality (VR) won a silver Telly Award in the general subcategory for education and training. The Live Summit in Extended Reality (XR) was awarded a silver Telly in the general subcategory for virtual events and experiences, as well as a bro...

Karmanos and FocuSSTEM NextGen win three prestigious TV and video awards, teaching students STEM through VR and XR experiences
July 2022

McLaren Greater Lansing Receives a Gold Designation Michigan AIM 2020 Quality Improvement Award

McLaren Greater Lansing received a Gold Designation Michigan AIM 2020 Quality Improvement Award for our Birth Place in September of 2021 (for 2020 calendar year). This award was provided in recognition of Michigan birthing hospitals improving care for mothers and babies.

McLaren Greater Lansing Receives a Gold Designation Michigan AIM 2020 Quality Improvement Award
July 2022

McLaren Greater Lansing Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Elite Quality Achievement Award

"This award demonstrates our commitment to the Greater Lansing community to provide the latest state-of-the-art technology and expert diagnosticians."   McLaren Greater Lansing has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s 2022 Get with the Guidelines®─Stroke Gold Plus/Honor Roll Elite Achievement Award for their continued success in utilizing the Get with the Guidelines for Stroke patient management program. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring str...

McLaren Greater Lansing Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Elite Quality Achievement Award
July 2022

Karmanos granted Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds to continue support for cancer caregivers

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute received a $12,500 grant to support the Cancer Caregiver Community Program. The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced the award through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds in May. Karmanos will utilize the award to continue and enhance programming for cancer caregivers in metro Detroit. “We support cancer caregivers throughout our community, whether they are friends of one of our cancer patients or family,” said ...

Karmanos granted Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds to continue support for cancer caregivers
June 2022

McLaren Central Michigan awarded Acute Stroke Ready Certification from The Joint Commission

McLaren Central Michigan has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Acute Stroke Ready Certification. McLaren Central Michigan underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review on March 15, 2022. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with related certification standards including program management and the delivering and facilitating of clinical care. Joint Commission standards are developed in c...

McLaren Central Michigan awarded Acute Stroke Ready Certification from The Joint Commission
May 2022

The American Cancer Society awards transportation grant to Karmanos Cancer Institute to facilitate access to cancer care

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recently awarded Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute $15,000 in transportation grant funding to help alleviate the financial burden of transportation for cancer patients. The transportation grant will assist cancer patients in Detroit and throughout the Karmanos Cancer Network, which reaches patients in 46-counties throughout Michigan and Lucas County in Ohio. With this grant, Karmanos will be able to assist at least 200 cancer patients. For cancer patients, lack of t...

The American Cancer Society awards transportation grant to  Karmanos Cancer Institute to facilitate access to cancer care
May 2022

McLaren Central Michigan receives eighth consecutive ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade

For the eighth consecutive time, McLaren Central Michigan (MCM) received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety. MCM has consistently received an “A” grade since Fall 2018. Only 8.9% of hospitals have achieved this. The Leapfrog Group announced their Spring 2022 grades publicly on May 10, 2022. The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, awards an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to all general hospitals across the coun...

McLaren Central Michigan receives eighth consecutive ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade
May 2022

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute & Network named recipient of the American Cancer Society lodging grant for cancer patients receiving treatment

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute was recently awarded a $50,000 lodging grant by the American Cancer Society to help eliminate the financial barriers of cancer treatment. These funds will be used to address the lodging needs of cancer patients receiving treatment in Detroit and throughout the Karmanos Cancer Network, which reaches patients in 46-counties throughout Michigan. An estimated 62,150 Michigan residents will learn they have cancer this year. The cost of lodging near their treatment ce...

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute & Network named recipient of the American Cancer Society lodging grant for cancer patients receiving treatment
January 2022

Karmanos Cancer Institute receives the 2022 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care and one of America’s Best Mammogram Imaging Centers

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care and by the Women’s Choice Award® , America’s trusted referral source for the best in health care. These awards signify that Karmanos Cancer Institute is in the top two percent of 4,542 U.S. hospitals offering cancer care services. A hospital must be designated by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer Classification (ACS CoC) as one of four specific types of cancer programs to be cons...

Karmanos Cancer Institute receives the 2022 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care and one of America’s Best Mammogram Imaging Centers
December 2021

McLaren Greater Lansing Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

"This award is in recognition of our pursuit of excellence in stroke management" McLaren Greater Lansing has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines ® -Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for their continued success in utilizing the Get With the Guidelines for Stroke patient management program. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, r...

McLaren Greater Lansing Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
December 2021

McLaren Lapeer Region Accredited as Level III Geriatric Emergency Department

McLaren Lapeer Region has been accredited as a Level III Geriatric Emergency Department from the American College of Emergency Physicians. This accreditation demonstrates McLaren's commitment to senior patients who visit the emergency department by assuring high-quality care through expertise, equipment, and personnel. Emergency department that are geriatric accredited improve patient outcomes, provide, standardized approaches to care that address common geriatric issues, ensure optimal transition of ca...

McLaren Lapeer Region Accredited as Level III Geriatric Emergency Department
December 2021

McLaren Flint Fourth Quarter Physician Recognition Award Presented to Sunita Tummala, MD

Sunita Tummala, MD , board-certified neurologist, is McLaren Flint’s fourth quarter Physician Recognition Award recipient. She was given the award in front of her peers in November. Dr. Tummala is the medical director of the McLaren Stroke Program. She has been with McLaren Flint for fourteen years. Dr. Tummala’s nomination form reads: “Dr. Tummala provides exemplary care to her patients and families. She is kind, never rushes, and makes herself available. She has never been rude or short with staff. Sh...

McLaren Flint Fourth Quarter Physician Recognition Award Presented to Sunita Tummala, MD
December 2021

Karmanos Cancer Institute receives multi-million dollar grant to determine why advanced cancer treatment fails African Americans

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University recently received a $2,997,215 federal grant to help determine why African Americans show poorer responses than whites when treated with one of the most advanced immunotherapies for lung cancer. The specific focus of the grant is to study immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) treatment for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. The grant is through the NCI’s SPORE , or Specialized Program of Research Excellence, which funds collaborative, ...

Karmanos Cancer Institute receives multi-million dollar grant to determine why advanced cancer treatment fails African Americans
November 2021

McLaren Greater Lansing Honored with Regional Growth Award

"I would also like to thank our staff. This project is so much more than just brick-and-mortar buildings; it’s our talented employees who will call these spaces home and not only save lives, but also help advance health care. They are true heroes." In less than four months, McLaren Greater Lansing will be opening the doors to a brand-new replacement hospital and welcoming its first patients. This hospital will be part of a new, $600 million comprehensive health care campus being developed at the MSU Fou...

McLaren Greater Lansing Honored with Regional Growth Award
November 2021

McLaren Northern Michigan Named One of the Nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Fortune and IBM Watson Health

McLaren Northern Michigan was named one of the nation’s 50 Top Performing Cardiovascular Hospitals by Fortune and IBM Watson Health. This is the fifth consecutive year McLaren Northern Michigan has been recognized with this honor.  “Earning this award five consecutive years exemplifies our cardiovascular team’s continuous commitment to quality and excellence,” said Todd Burch, President and CEO of McLaren Northern Michigan. “As team members have changed over the years, the strength of the program h...

 McLaren Northern Michigan Named One of the Nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Fortune and IBM Watson Health
November 2021

McLaren Northern Michigan Earns an ‘A’ for Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

McLaren Northern Michigan was awarded an ‘A’ safety rating from The Leapfrog Group for the fall 2021 Hospital Safety Grade. McLaren Northern Michigan earned an ‘A’ grade five consecutive grading terms in The Leapfrog Group’s bi-annual safety grades from 2019-2021. The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to driving quality, safety and transparency in the nation’s health care system. Using 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data, The Leapfrog Group assigns grades of A, B,...

McLaren Northern Michigan Earns an ‘A’ for Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
November 2021

Asfar Azmi, Ph.D. receives 2021 Kales Award for breakthrough in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma treatment

Asfar Azmi, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Oncology at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Anthony and Joyce Danielski Kales Endowed Faculty Award for Innovative Cancer Researcher for his research on Selinexor with Gemcitabine and Nab-Paclitaxel for the treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Dr. Azmi’s research, “Preclinical Assessment with Clinical Validation of Selinexor with Gemcitabine...

Asfar Azmi, Ph.D. receives 2021 Kales Award for breakthrough in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma treatment
November 2021

McLaren Port Huron recognized as a Top Performer for LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

Port Huron, MI – McLaren Port Huron was awarded recognition as an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Top Performer, a national LGBTQ benchmarking tool that evaluates health care facilities' policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of LGBTQ patients, visitors and employees.  This distinction is based on LGBTQ patient-centered care in four key areas: Non-discrimination and staff training; patient services and support; employee benefits and policies; and patient and community engagement. “We s...

McLaren Port Huron recognized as a Top Performer for LGBTQ Healthcare Equality
November 2021

Radhika Gogoi, M.D., receives Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant

Karmanos is pleased to congratulate Radhika Gogoi, M.D., Ph.D. , member of the Gynecologic Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos for securing a Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant in the amount of $50,000. The annual award is given by The Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance to recognize and provide funding for the critical research happening in the state. Dr. Gogoi received the grant award for a research project that aims to identify differences between BRCA1 and BRCA2 proteins that may lead ...

Radhika Gogoi, M.D., receives Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant
October 2021

Karmanos Cancer Institute receives 2021 Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenge Award

Karmanos is pleased to announce that it has received a Movember – Prostate Cancer Foundation PCF Challenge Award totaling $1 million. PCF Challenge Awards are granted to teams at some of the world’s leading cancer research institutions to support cross-disciplinary pioneering research toward the goal of finding cures for prostate cancer. The funds were raised from the 2020 Movember U.S. Campaign and from the 2020 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. Elisabeth Heath, M.D., FACP , leader of the Genitourinary M...

Karmanos Cancer Institute receives 2021 Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenge Award
October 2021

KSP Specialty Pharmacy achieves accreditation with Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)

KSP Specialty Pharmacy is pleased to announce that it has achieved accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for its pharmacy services. Accreditation is a process through which health care organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care. ACHC is a nonprofit organization that has stood as a symbol of qu...

KSP Specialty Pharmacy achieves accreditation with Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)
July 2021

McLaren Bay Region Awarded Three-Year Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission

McLaren Bay Region has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. McLaren Bay Region underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review March 23-26, 2021. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with Hospital Accreditation standards...

McLaren Bay Region Awarded Three-Year Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission
June 2021

McLaren Thumb Region's Wound Care Center Earns Center of Distinction Award

Members of McLaren Thumb Region's Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center celebrate recognition as the recipient of the Center of Distinction award. This distinction is awarded by Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. McLaren Thumb Region’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction rates higher than 92% and a minimum wound healing rate of at least 92% within 28 median days to heal. Th...

McLaren Thumb Region's Wound Care Center Earns Center of Distinction Award
June 2021

McLaren Thumb Region Receives 5 Stars for Overall Hospital Quality

McLaren Thumb Region earns recognition as the only hospital within Huron County to receive a five-star rating from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS). CMS reviews hospitals annually for overall quality of care and gives star ratings based on five categories: mortality, the safety of care, readmission, patient experience, and timely and effective care. “It is an honor to receive five-star recognition for our high quality care. This achievement was earned through the hard work and dedicati...

McLaren Thumb Region Receives 5 Stars for Overall Hospital Quality
May 2021

McLaren Greater Lansing Nationally Recognized with an 'A' For the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

McLaren Greater Lansing received an “A” grade in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing McLaren Greater Lansing’s achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to all general hospitals across the country and is updated every six months...

McLaren Greater Lansing Nationally Recognized with an 'A' For the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
April 2021

McLaren Flint Nationally Recognized with Second Consecutive 'A' For the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

McLaren Flint was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing McLaren Flint’s achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to all general hospitals across the country and is updated every six months. It is the only hospit...

McLaren Flint Nationally Recognized with Second Consecutive 'A' For the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
April 2021

One of Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals®

McLaren Northern Michigan has been named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® list for 2021. This is the second year in a row McLaren Northern Michigan has been recognized with this honor as one of the top performing hospitals in the nation. The annual list was published April 27, 2021 by Fortune. IBM Watson Health has identified the top hospitals from a rigorous evaluation of 2,675 short-term, acute care, non-federal hospitals in the country. The annual list recognizes excellence in clin...

One of Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals®
April 2021

McLaren Home Infusion Awarded ACHC, CHAP and PCAB Accreditations

McLaren Home Infusion has been awarded and maintains the following notable accreditations: March 2021 - achieved accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for its pharmacy services. March 2021 - achieved accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for its Infusion Nursing Services. March 2021 – achievement of Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB), a service of Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) , for patient specific pr...

March 2021