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Award Winning Care

McLaren Health Care has earned the following awards:

McLaren Port Huron earns “High Performing” marks from U.S. News & World Report

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Failure Awards McLaren Port Huron ranked ‘High Performing’ in its treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Failure. 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 safety and nurse staff...

McLaren Port Huron earns “High Performing” marks from <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>
August 2019

McLaren Macomb earns “High Performing” marks from U.S. News & World Report

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Nephrology Awards McLaren Macomb ranked ‘High Performing’ in its treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 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 safety and nurse staffing, from ...

McLaren Macomb earns “High Performing” marks from <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>
August 2019

McLaren Bay Region earns a pair of “High Performing” marks from U.S. News & World Report

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Failure Awards McLaren Bay Region ranked ‘High Performing’ in its treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Failure.  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 safety and nurse...

McLaren Bay Region earns a pair of “High Performing” marks from <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>
August 2019

McLaren Greater Lansing earns “High Performing” marks from U.S. News & World Report

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Hip and Knee Replacement Awards McLaren Greater Lansing ranked ‘High Performing’ in its treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Hip and Knee Replacement. 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 pat...

McLaren Greater Lansing earns “High Performing” marks from <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>
August 2019

McLaren Hospitals Earn in Awards from U.S. News & World Report

Best Regional Hospitals and "High Ranking" and Performance Awards McLaren Health Care hospitals across Michigan have been recognized as high performers by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals ranking. McLaren Flint, McLaren Greater Lansing, McLaren Bay Region, McLaren Port Huron and McLaren Northern Michigan were all named as high performing in numerous specialties, procedures and conditions (specific rankings noted below). McLaren Flint is also recognized among the Top 10 Hospit...

McLaren Hospitals Earn in Awards from <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>
August 2019

McLaren Flint named a top 10 Southeast Michigan hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Best Regional Hospital and Numerous Service Line Awards McLaren Flint, the 378-bed tertiary hospital serving all of Genesee County, has been recognized as a top 10 Southeast Michigan hospital by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019-20 Best Hospitals ranking. Now in its 30th year, inclusion in the distinguished ranking demonstrates a healthcare provider’s proficiency in the delivery of its care and the resulting patient experience and outcome. McLaren Flint was also ranked No. 13 hospital in Michigan...

McLaren Flint named a top 10 Southeast Michigan hospital by <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>
August 2019

McLaren Northern Michigan Named a Top Michigan hospital by U.S. News & World Report

McLaren Northern Michigan has been recognized as a top Michigan hospital by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019-20 Best Hospitals ranking. 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 safety and nurse staffing, from nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide, including ...

McLaren Northern Michigan Named a Top Michigan hospital by <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>
August 2019

Northern Michigan Cardiovascular Rehab Program Re-Certified

McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to announce the re-certification of the cardiovascular rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). McLaren Northern Michigan was recognized for its commitment to improving quality of life by enhancing standards of care. Cardiovascular rehabilitation programs are designed to help people with cardiovascular conditions, such as heart attacks, heart surgery, and respiratory problems recover faster and live he...

Northern Michigan Cardiovascular Rehab Program Re-Certified
July 2019

American Heart Association Award Recognizes McLaren Flint for High Quality Stroke Care

McLaren Flint, Genesee County’s first comprehensive stroke center, has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. McLaren Flint earned the award by meeting specific ...

American Heart Association Award Recognizes McLaren Flint for High Quality Stroke Care
July 2019

McLaren Greater Lansing receives verification and designation extension as a level III trauma facility

McLaren Greater Lansing receives verification and designation extension as a level III trauma facility from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

McLaren Greater Lansing receives verification and designation extension as a level III trauma facility
July 2019

McLaren Northern Michigan Overall Oustanding Provider Award

McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to recognize the following physicians with the Overall Outstanding Provider award. This designation is earned by providers at McLaren primary and specialty practices who achieved optimal scores in quality and patient experience in 2018. Congratulations! Thomas Earl, MD, Cardiology Dalton Miranda, MD, Cardiology Jason Ricci, MD, Cardiology Donald Watson, DO, Internal Medicine

McLaren Northern Michigan Overall Oustanding Provider Award
July 2019

McLaren Port Huron receives 2019 Governor's Award of Excellence

Port Huron, MI – McLaren Port Huron is pleased to announce it has received MPRO’s 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence for Effective Reporting and Measurement for Outpatient Quality Reporting and Hospital Value-Based Purchasing and Achievement in Increasing identification of Behavioral Health Conditions in an Inpatient Psychiatric Facility.  This year, more than 130 Michigan hospitals, physician practices, nursing homes, inpatient psychiatric facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and home health ag...

July 2019

McLaren Northern Michigan Receives “Hospital of the Year” Award for Hospitalist Group

On Monday, June 17 the Apogee hospitalists at McLaren Northern Michigan were awarded the Hospital of the Year at the annual summit held in Asheville, North Carolina. The Hospital of the Year award is given to only one hospital each year that demonstrates a trusted and respected relationship between the hospital, hospitalists, and Apogee senior leadership that is rooted in a mutually shared goal for excellent patient care. “We recognize that ‘hospital’ is 70% of the word ‘hospitalist’ and that an engaged ...

McLaren Northern Michigan  Receives “Hospital of the Year” Award for Hospitalist Group
July 2019

McLaren Lapeer Region earns 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence

LAPEER COUNTY, Mich.— McLaren Lapeer Region, the 222-bed acute care hospital serving all of Lapeer County, has earned a 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence from MPRO, a nonprofit organization and national leader in healthcare quality improvement and medical review, and the Office of the Governor. Michigan’s preeminent healthcare quality improvement organization, MPRO’s Governor’s Award of Excellence recognizes healthcare facilities for their dedication and success in improving quality and patient safety...

June 2019

McLaren Greater Lansing Receives Certification of Accreditation for Radiation and Oncology Services

LANSING, Mich.— Karmanos Cancer Institute - Greater Lansing, were surveyed and accredited by the American College of Radiology Committee on Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation. The Period of the Accreditation is March 27, 2019 through March 31, 2022.

McLaren Greater Lansing Receives Certification of Accreditation for Radiation and Oncology Services
June 2019

Nurse Residency Program Earns Accreditation With Distinction From American Nurses Credentialing Center

McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to announce that its Nurse Residency Program has achieved Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation validates hospital residency or fellowship programs that transition registered nurses (RNs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) into new practice settings that meet rigorous, evidence-based standards for quality and excellence. Nurses in accredit...

Nurse Residency Program Earns Accreditation With Distinction From American Nurses Credentialing Center
May 2019

Sleep Centers Receive 5-Year Accreditation

McLaren Northern Michigan Sleep Centers of Gaylord and Cheboygan received another 5-year accreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Accreditation assures patients the highest possible standard of care for all sleep disorders. At McLaren Northern Michigan Sleep Centers, all studies are reviewed by a board certified sleep physician and knowledgeable registered sleep technologists. McLaren Northern Michigan Sleep Centers are in Cheboygan, Gaylord, Petoskey, and Newberry. All are accredited by ...

Sleep Centers Receive 5-Year Accreditation
May 2019

McLaren Central Michigan Receives an "A" in Patient Safety

McLaren Central Michigan (MCM) received an “A” grade, the highest score possible, in the Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Score SM report. MCM is the only hospital in the area to score an “A” for Spring 2019.. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses national performance measures from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and other supplemental data sources. Safety Grades (formerly known as Hospital Safety Scores) are assigned to over 2,600 general acute-care hos...

McLaren Central Michigan Receives an "A" in Patient Safety
May 2019

McLaren Caro Region Receives 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence

McLaren Caro Region is pleased to announce it has received MPRO’s 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence for outstanding achievement in Effective Reporting and Measurement for Critical Access Hospitals. McLaren Caro Region received the award for improving their influenza vaccination rates as well as administering aspirin to patients who present with symptoms of a heart attack. This year, more than 130 Michigan hospitals, physician practices, nursing homes, inpatient psychiatric facilities, ambulatory surge...

May 2019

Boulder Park Terrace Receives 5-Star CMS Rating

Boulder Park Terrace has received a 5-Star Nursing Home Rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS rates nursing homes based on quality measures, staffing levels, and health inspection results. Boulder Park Terrace has received the 5-star designation consistently since 2011. Boulder Park Terrace is a 72-bed skilled eldercare nursing home and sub-acute rehabilitation center. The facility, a partnership between McLaren Northern Michigan and Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital, is...

Boulder Park Terrace Receives 5-Star CMS Rating
May 2019

McLaren Flint Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement

McLaren Flint's knee and hip replacement program continues to deliver high-quality care to patients. The Medical Center has been designated as a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care's program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care - and includes robust quality measures focused on...

April 2019

McLaren Northern Michigan Continues to Receive 5-Star Hospital Rating from CMS

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced February 1, 2019 that McLaren Northern Michigan has been awarded a 5-star rating, the highest rating possible for quality and safety. McLaren Northern Michigan has received a 5-star rating consecutively since the first hospital Star Ratings began in 2016. A total of 3,725 hospitals nationwide were included in the analysis, which ranked hospitals from one to five stars based on distinct measures broken down into 7 categories, including mortal...

McLaren Northern Michigan Continues to Receive 5-Star Hospital Rating from CMS
April 2019

Receives Michigan Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (MI AIM) Gold Designation

McLaren Northern Michigan is proud to have received Gold Designation through the Michigan Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (MI AIM). The Gold Designation is a commitment to improving the quality of care for moms. “It is an alarming statistic to hear, but the United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any high resource country,” stated Sarah Shepard, MSN-NED, RN, Women and Children’s Clinical Nurse Educator at McLaren Northern Michigan. “Here at McLaren Northern Michigan, we have ...

Receives Michigan Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (MI AIM) Gold Designation
March 2019

Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

McLaren Northern Michigan is proud to have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations. McLaren Northern Michigan underwent a rigorous onsite review on December 10, 2018. Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with stroke-related standard...

Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers
February 2019

Lake Orion Nursing and Rehabilitation Center ranked as one of the Best Nursing Homes in Metro Detroit area!

Our goal at Lake Orion Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is to provide the best possible care for our residents. It is an honor to be named by US News and World Report as one of the best nursing homes in Metro Detroit area. We are so proud of our amazing staff and team who work so well together to earn this recognition! Please take a minute to read this on U.S. News .

February 2019

Dr. Christine Perry receives Janet M. Wendorf Outstanding Caregiver Award

As Dr. Christine Perry sat at her table during McLaren Greater Lansing Foundation’s Annual Gala at the Country Club of Lansing on October 13, she listened intently while a gentleman at the dais spoke about his late mother, for whom the Janet M. Wendorf Outstanding Caregiver Award was named. As the man, Rick Wendorf, described his mom as an “extreme caregiver” and “nurturer extraordinaire,” Dr. Perry wondered which of her colleagues was going to be presented with the award, and hoped she “could learn fro...

Dr. Christine Perry receives Janet M. Wendorf Outstanding Caregiver Award
November 2018

McLaren Greater Lansing receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

McLaren Greater Lansing has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. McLaren Greater Lansing earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment ...

McLaren Greater Lansing receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award
September 2018

McLaren Greater Lansing Received Re-Accreditation from American Academy of Sleep Medicine

McLaren Greater Lansing has received a 5 year re-accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.  The re-accreditation recognizes the commitment to providing safe and high quality care to those with sleep disorders.   

McLaren Greater Lansing Received Re-Accreditation from American Academy of Sleep Medicine
July 2018

McLaren Bay Region Receives 2019 Governor's Award of Excellence

McLaren Bay Region has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2018. McLaren Bay Region is one of only 95 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes McLaren Bay Region’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Associ...

McLaren Bay Region Receives 2019 Governor's Award of Excellence
July 2018

McLaren Bay Region Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

McLaren Bay Region has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2018. McLaren Bay Region is one of only 95 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes McLaren Bay Region’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Associ...

McLaren Bay Region Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients
July 2018

OB/GYN Dr. Thomas Alderson awarded American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ highest honor

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— Dr. Thomas Alderson , an OB/GYN with McLaren Macomb, has been awarded the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists. This is the highest honor awarded by the women’s health organization, whose commitment is to provide for women’s physical, mental and emotional health. Dr. Thomas Alderson   Dr. Alderson was president of the organization for the 2014-2015 term. He joined the ACOOG while in medical school and has rem...

June 2018

McLaren Macomb recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for stroke care

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care hospital serving all of Macomb County, has earned recognition from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for its proficiency in its care of stroke patients. The hospital’s stroke program earned the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite awards for the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of its treatment of patients who have suffered a stroke. Dr. Aniel Majjhoo Based on up-to-d...

May 2018

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

McLaren Northern Michigan is honored to announce they have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award is the highest achievement in stroke care and recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. By receiving this award, McLaren Northern Mic...

Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
May 2018

McLaren Caro Region Nurse Recently Received Prestigious DAISY Award

Linda LaForest, RN, recently received the prestigious DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for her work at McLaren Caro Region. Linda was chosen for the DAISY Award because she is always willing to improve things in the hospital and make sure our patients are receiving the best care possible. Her willingness and dedication to our patients truly shows. She will never take a full lunch because she wants to make sure she doesn’t leave her patients for too long. She is willing to join committees to make sur...

May 2018

McLaren Bay Region awarded the Energy to Care Award for reduction in energy utilization

McLaren Bay Region was awarded the Energy to Care Award. The American Society of Health Care Engineering (ASHE) has awarded the hospital with a national award for the reduction in energy utilization. The award is given to hospitals who reduce their energy consumption by a number greater than 10% in a single year. Energy use is defined as weather normalized source EUI in units of KBtus/sf/yr.

May 2018

Nurses honored at the eighth annual Carleen K. Moore R.N. Nursing Excellence awards ceremony

Two McLaren Bay Region nurses were honored at the eighth annual Carleen K. Moore R.N. Nursing Excellence awards ceremony. Brenda Harris works in the McLaren Bay Region electrophysiology lab and is one of three recipients of the Nursing in the Acute Care Environment award. Jennifer Whyte works as a behavioral health program manager at MBR. She is the recipient of the Nursing Education award.

May 2018

McLaren Macomb earns 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades

MOUNT CLEMENS— McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care hospital serving all of Macomb County, has earned a 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades, a nationwide list recognizing hospitals for their “performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stay.” Healthgrades’ mission is “to provide trusted information that helps consumers and providers make meaningful connections.” Inclusion on the list of this year’s recipients places ...

May 2018

McLaren Macomb earns statewide Hospital Patient Safety Award

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care hospital serving all of Macomb County, this week was awarded a 2018 Hospital Patient Safety Award from the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM). A nonprofit group comprised of Michigan’s largest employers and unions, the EAM award recognizes hospitals throughout the state who “perform high marks and improvement in patient safety and quality of care.” McLaren Macomb earned the Improvement Award, awarded to hospitals that have shown improvement ...

March 2018

#McLaren Flint earns Blue Distinction Center+ designation from BCBS

McLaren Flint's bariatric surgery program continues to deliver high-quality care to patients. The Medical Center has been designated as a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center+ for Bariatric Surgery. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care's program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care - and includes robust quality measures focused on improved pati...

#McLaren Flint earns Blue Distinction Center+ designation from BCBS
January 2018

Hospice CAHPS Award of Distinction from Fazzi Associates

VitalCare Hospice of Little Traverse Bay, an affiliate of McLaren Northern Michigan, received the Hospice CAHPS Award of Distinction from Fazzi Associates, a home care consulting company that researches national best practices for home care agencies. Recipients of this award are proven leaders that excel in the caregiver experience, overall satisfaction, and are a national best practice agency. “Knowing that our community sees the care and compassion our hospice program provides on a daily basis, all ov...

Hospice CAHPS Award of Distinction from Fazzi Associates
November 2017

CARDIOVASCULAR NURSES RECEIVE HONOR

Nurses in the cardiovascular unit (CVU) at McLaren Northern Michigan received the Silver Level Beacon Award of Excellence. The award, given by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, recognizes medical units that demonstrate exemplary levels of patient care, patient outcomes, and overall satisfaction. “Earning a Beacon is a testament to collaboration and diligence within CVU,” says Jennifer Woods, RN, MSN, CNML, Chief Nursing Officer for McLaren Northern Michigan. “Our cardiovascular nurses ar...

CARDIOVASCULAR NURSES RECEIVE HONOR
November 2017

BRAvo 2017: A monumental success

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich.— BRAvo 2017, McLaren Macomb hospital’s breast cancer awareness and fundraising event, experienced both attendance and philanthropic highs in the event’s 8-year existence. Setting a goal to best last year’s $132,000 total, BRAvo 2017 raised more than $150,000 to put toward its mission of supporting women’s health initiatives. The record-setting donation amount was made possible by the capacity audience of nearly 1,000 generous supporters. Enticing donations from the crowd were the ...

October 2017

VitalCare Receives Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction

VitalCare Home Health, an affiliate of McLaren Northern Michigan, received the 2017 Fazzi Associates’ Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (HHCAHPS) Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction. VitalCare demonstrated superior performance in overall patient satisfaction and the likelihood of recommending to others, which placed them in the top 25 percent of the Fazzi’s National Patient Satisfaction database in 2016. “The VitalCare home health team is dedicated to the care they provide...

VitalCare Receives Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction
October 2017

Dr. Chintalapudi Kumar receives Janet M. Wendorf Outstanding Caregiver Award

Dr. Chintalapudi Kumar of McLaren Greater Lansing is not a fan of hierarchical organizational structures when it comes to running an effective and efficient Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He believes nurses, doctors, residents, and others do the best job of caring for patients and their families when each of them view themselves as an equally important cog in the ICU. “I don’t want anyone to feel like I am above them,” Dr. Kumar said. “I don’t want there to be a hierarchy. I have worked at hospitals where t...

Dr. Chintalapudi Kumar receives Janet M. Wendorf Outstanding Caregiver Award
October 2017

McLaren Port Huron awards physical therapy scholarships

Port Huron, MI – McLaren Port Huron recently awarded two scholarships totaling $6,000 through the Shirley Jardine Carter Memorial Physical Therapy Scholarship. Shirley Jardine Carter was a physical therapist at the hospital who tragically passed away in 1990. The scholarship was established by her family and friends in her memory. The 2017 scholarship recipients are: Addie Ingles, a St. Clair High School graduate, is attending Grand Valley State University, where she will graduate as a physical therapis...

September 2017

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Since 2009, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has recognized McLaren Port Huron Women's Wellness Place as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. This designation puts McLaren Port Huron Women's Wellness Place into an elite group of breast imaging centers in Michigan, Port Huron and the entire Thumb area - to achieve the exceptional status of ACR Center of Excellence.  By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that hav...

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
September 2017

Stroke Center Certification

McLaren Oakland physicians and nurses who care for stroke patients have gone through a rigorous education process to better serve patients who come to our hospital with stroke signs and symptoms. To become a certified primary stroke center, the team at McLaren Oakland had to meet strict national standards. We are proud to say we have met or exceeded those expectations and we continually monitor our processes and outcomes to ensure that each patient receives the best care for maximal recovery. Members of...

Stroke Center Certification
August 2017

McLaren Greater Lansing awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission

McLaren Greater Lansing has earned the Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies health care organizations and programs in the United States, symbolizing quality and commitment performance standards. The certification is in recognition of McLaren Greater Lansing's Primary Stroke Center's dedication to providing quality care and achieving positive outcomes. Effective August 18...

August 2017

Foundation Honors Robert “Ham” Schirmer

Robert “Ham” Schirmer was honored with the Jack Clark Philanthropy and Service Award at the McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation annual donor appreciation event on July 17, 2017.  The award was presented to Ham by Elise F. Hayes, Chair of the McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation Board. “We are honored to present this award to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation,” said Moon Seagren, McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation Vice President and Chief ...

August 2017

#Blue Distinction Center Awarded to McLaren Thumb Region formerly Huron Medical Center

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan announced that Huron Medical Center has been designated as one of the first hospitals to receive the Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers+ for Maternity Care, an expansion of the national Blue Distinction Specialty Care program, are hospitals recognized for delivering quality, affordable specialty care safely and effectively, based on objective measures de...

#Blue Distinction Center Awarded to McLaren Thumb Region formerly Huron Medical Center
August 2017