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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    "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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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, ...

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    "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...

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    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...

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    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,...