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    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 ...

  • 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...

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    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.

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    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...

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    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 ...

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    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 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...

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    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...

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    The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program was created by Cribs for Kids. Its goal is to award recognition to hospitals that demonstrate a commitment to community leadership for best practices and education in infant sleep safety. By becoming certified, a hospital is demonstrating that it is committed to the mission of making babies as safe as possible in their sleep environments and eliminating as many sleep related deaths as possible. “To successfully reduce sleep related infant deaths in ...

  • 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...