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    This summer marked the fourth year of treating patients at the McLaren Proton Therapy Center , which is the largest, newest, and most advanced of the two proton centers in Michigan and is part of the Karmanos Cancer Network. Since 2018, the center's capacity has grown and proton therapy experts have achieved the highest accreditation, certification and capacity to treat any cancer location in the human body. Hundreds of patients have now gone through proton therapy treatment, including the 600th patient...

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      The start of the school year is here, and in order to keep your child healthy, it is important to get them prepared for what’s to come. Here are some health tips to keep in mind for this back-to-school season. “Teach or remind your child how to perform proper handwashing. It is the best way to stop the spread of the viruses that are responsible for our colds,” said Uzma Khan, MD , a family medicine physician at McLaren Family Medicine Residency Group . “It’s important to have the proper technique...

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    Genesee Health System (GHS) has awarded a mini-grant of $41,000 to McLaren Flint Foundation for their focus area of health and wellness for vulnerable populations. The grant goes towards McLaren Flint’s Healing through Art program, which is an art therapy program that provides methods of coping to those impacted by cancer. The program is funded by Genesee County Community Mental Health Millage funds. McLaren Flint was one of 13 community organizations to receive a grant. “When we asked the community for...

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    Joe Liu, MD, Anesthesiologist, is McLaren Flint’s third quarter Physician Recognition Award recipient. He received his award in front of his peers on September 8, 2022. Dr. Liu’s nomination form reads: "Dr. Liu is a great anesthesiologist who does not shy away from anything. He takes on difficult cases. He is passionate and dedicated to the care of his patients. He often puts them at ease with his smile, easy going manner and humor. He is open to communication from colleagues, surgeons, and nursing staf...

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    Interventional neurologist Dr. Aniel Majjhoo, medical director of the McLaren Stroke Network, relayed his expertise in stroke and stroke care on ‘The Doctor Is In’ on Fox 2. Stroke care at McLaren Learn more about the lifesaving capabilities of the McLaren Stroke Network. Click here

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    The Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint offers a full range of oncology services in Genesee County, with an expert team of medical oncologists leading the way in advanced cancer care and treatment. Typically trained in the field of internal medicine and subspecializing in the treatment of cancer, medical oncologists focus on the many aspects of cancer care, including choosing which drug therapy is most appropriate for a person’s cancer, managing the patient’s care and the possible side effects fr...

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    Dr. Jim Withers, an internationally renowned expert physician on treating the homeless and the founder of the Street Medicine Institute, lead McLaren Flint doctors in a “classroom of the streets” to help unhoused patients receive medical care on August 4. His visit included a lecture, a small group discussion at Carriage Town Ministries health care clinic, and an effort to find and reach out to those living on the city’s streets. Dr. Withers has been teaching street medicine and treating the homeless fo...

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    McLaren Flint is pleased to announce August’s Outstanding Employee of the Month, Jake Moss, Emergency Room Manager. Moss was presented the honor by hospital leadership on August 30, 2022. “Receiving this award was a wonderful surprise, and it validates all the hard work of the Emergency Department team,” said Moss. “I am grateful for the kind words and recognition from hospital leadership.” Prior to becoming Emergency Room Manager, Moss’s RN experience included time at the McLaren Lapeer Region Emergenc...

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    Tracy Ramin knows his mission in life. Tracy Ramin His left leg amputated below the knee after a horrible car accident, the life-long golfer thought the game was lost to him. Instead, what he found was the strength to rededicate himself to the game he loved by adapting to his new reality and striving to motivate others in his position to do the same. “I was inspired to get people out to play golf,” he said, recalling how just getting back to the game was an immeasurable benefit to him in his recovery. T...

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    McLaren Health Care, the three-state, 14-hospital health care system and health plan, has appointed Derek Morkel its Chief Information Officer effective July 17. The appointment makes permanent Morkel’s interim status in the same role, which he had served in since late 2021. As McLaren’s CIO, Morkel will oversee the entirety of the health care system’s information technology infrastructure and security, including the development and implementation of IT initiatives, such as enhancing patients’ digital e...