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  • MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed health care provider serving all of Macomb County, has expanded its diagnostic imaging services to include musculoskeletal ultrasound. The noninvasive imaging technique provides physicians with high-definition, real-time images of a patient’s musculoskeletal system without exposing them to radiation that is often associated with diagnostic imaging. Used for the diagnosis of inflammation, degenerative and traumatic conditions of the bones, joints, muscles...

  • Port Huron, MI – Melissa Davey has been named the Employee of the Month for September. She has worked at McLaren Port Huron for 24 years and is currently an administrative charge nurse. Davey was nominated by her peers because she always strives to do what’s best for patients and staff. She is an extremely hard worker who gives 100 percent every day. With over 20 years of experience, Davey’s knowledge of the hospital and its procedures makes her a very helpful and resourceful administrative charge. Her ...

  • Port Huron, MI – McLaren Port Huron’s diabetes education team will present a free diabetes care program. Sound Health: Music for the Mind and Body takes place Tuesday, November 12, 1:30 – 3 p.m., in the McLaren Port Huron Drew Classroom. This program is sponsored by Lions of Michigan and the Lions Club International Foundation. Join McLaren Port Huron’s Diabetes Education team for an informational program about the benefits of music therapy. Guest speaker Holly Semrow, board-certified music therapist fr...

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    Petoskey - hosted by Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Police Department Thursday, October 17 from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. McLaren Northern Michigan administration entrance Cheboygan - Hosted by Cheboygan County Sherriff’s Department Thursday, October 24 from 9 a.m. –1 p.m. McLaren Northern Michigan Cheboygan Campus Emergency Department Items that will be collected include medications, needles, cell phones, shoes, eyeglasses, and hearing aids. Medications will be properly disposed of through an approve...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to welcome Eliza Newbury-Palma, DO, Primary Care Physician, to McLaren Northern Michigan Family Medicine, located at the John & Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion and Dialysis Center at 820 Arlington Avenue in Petoskey. Dr. Newbury-Palma received her medical degree from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Family Practice residency at Mercy Health Muskegon. She has a special interest in preventative medicine, women’s health, and adolescent he...

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    The Oleson Foundation presented a $25,000 check to the McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation for the first installment in a matching grant for the Building the Future of Health Care Capital Campaign. The second check for $25,000 will be distributed in January. The Oleson Foundation wanted to support the construction project and liked the idea of offering a matching grant to inspire community giving. For every $1 received from an individual and designated in support of the Building the Future of Health Car...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan is hosting free needle drop-offs in October and November in Cheboygan, Gaylord, and Petoskey. Cheboygan Needle Drop-off When: Thursday, October 24* from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: McLaren Northern Michigan Cheboygan Campus Circle Drive 748 South Main Street, Cheboygan Future date: December 14. Petoskey Needle Drop-off When: Saturday, October 12 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday, October 17* from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: McLaren Northern Michigan Circle Drive 416 Connable Drive, Peto...

  • McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) provides two physician update presentations annually. Historically, attendance at these meetings was required to receive 10 points on the Clinical Integration (CI) scorecard for Specialist Physicians. We understand that there are a multitude of reasons why one may not be able to attend a live presentation. In an effort to adopt a digital strategy, become more user friendly, and to accommodate physicians’ busy schedules, we are presenting our biannual updates via live web...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan Internal Medicine in Petoskey is pleased to welcome David Kramer, MD, board-certified internal medicine physician to the practice. Dr. Kramer received his medical degree from the University of Michigan. He completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious diseases from William Beaumont Hospital. “I wanted to practice medicine in a four-season community that feels like home. Petoskey fit the criteria and sold itself,” stated Dr. Kramer. With over 30 years ...

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    McLaren Macomb has been designated by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBS) as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement. Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® is a directory created to identify facilities with proven expertise in delivering specialty care. The Distinction Center Program was developed with input from the medical community and evaluates hospitals’ specialty care and their ability to deliver high-quality outcomes. While Blue Distinction Centers earned their re...