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    May 17-23 is Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Appreciation Week. McLaren Northern Michigan like to express our heartfelt appreciation for all of our partners in Emergency Services. These dedicated first responders provide lifesaving care each and every day. Whether it is a stroke, heart attack, or accident, every second counts in an emergency. EMS teams are equipped to handle emergencies and can be the difference between life and death. “We would like to thank all of our Public Safety and EMS Providers f...

  • FLINT, Mich. — More people fighting cancer may receive radiation oncology treatment with superior precision. The McLaren Proton Therapy Center has opened a second treatment room and has added cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) for better imaging prior to each treatment. Adding an additional treatment room makes the McLaren Proton Therapy Center the largest in Michigan, and the first proton therapy center in the state to operate cancer treatments in two rooms. In addition to having two rooms operationa...

  • McLaren Health Care has been awarded $626,328 in funding for expanded telehealth services from the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) COVID-19 Telehealth Program. McLaren is one of 30 health care providers nationwide to be approved for this special allocation as of April 30, 2020. This FCC program provides immediate support to eligible health care providers responding to the pandemic by fully funding their telehealth platform services and equipment necessary to provide critical connected care ser...

  • Port Huron, MI – Paige Smith, RN, has been named McLaren Port Huron’s Employee of the Month for April. Smith has been employed with McLaren Port Huron for seven years and currently works on the cardiac stepdown unit. Smith was nominated by her peers because she demonstrates the hospital values every day. She is described as being thorough and timely with patients’ needs and empathetic and compassionate to all of whom she encounters.  Smith lives the values of honesty, integrity and mutual respect a...

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    The Detroit Tigers have launched First Pitch Fridays to thank our healthcare heroes for all they do. This week, they have chosen to honor Karmanos ICU nurse, Brandon Rennie.

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    McLaren Northern Michigan has continued to provide exceptional, safe, and compassionate care to patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, McLaren Northern Michigan is beginning to look to the future to provide the care that had been deferred over the last six weeks or longer. As a result, McLaren has developed a roadmap to safely resume time-sensitive care, which includes clinical and testing protocols, further enhancements to safety for our staff and patients, prioritization of surgical cases tha...

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    May is National Trauma Awareness Month. McLaren Northern Michigan urges the public to practice safety when enjoying northern Michigan activities allowed under the Stay Home Executive Order. “During this COVID-19 pandemic we need to do things that are beneficial for our mental health. We want the public to do the activities that they love to do,” stated Michael Martin, MD, Trauma Medical Director at McLaren Northern Michigan. “The important thing is to make sure that you are following safety practices wh...

  • May 4, 2020 – McLaren Port Huron will begin taking steps to return to normal pre-COVID-19 operations beginning May 4. The process will be a phased approach that will be carefully implemented to ensure patient safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19 or a resurgence of the virus. “While we are hopeful the federal, state, and local measures put in place to limit exposure through social distancing will continue to flatten the curve, we also know COVID-19 will be present in our community for some time,” sa...

  • McLaren Bay Region Announces Roadmap to Safely Resume Time-Sensitive Care McLaren Bay Region has continued to provide exceptional, safe and compassionate care to patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, McLaren Bay Region is beginning to look to the future to provide the care that had been deferred over the last six weeks or longer. As a result, McLaren has developed a roadmap to safely resume time-sensitive care, which includes clinical and testing protocols, further enhancements to safety for o...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan Urges Residents Do Not Wait To Seek Emergency Care McLaren Northern Michigan is reminding individuals to continue to seek care for medical emergencies. Physicians are concerned that many individuals who should have sought medical care for non-COVID related concerns have put off treatment that may be endangering your health and life. “One of the tragic aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak in New York is that people were afraid of going to the Emergency Department for fear of getting...