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  • The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to McLaren Medical Laboratory based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. McLaren Medical Laboratory’s Medical Director Dennis Spender, MD was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided. McLaren Medical Laboratory is one of more than 8,000 CAP-accredited facilities worldwide. “The CAP inspection ...

  • McLaren planning to open a combination of retail health clinics, primary care and urgent care centers at Michigan area Walgreens Walgreens to purchase McLaren’s pharmacy files DEERFIELD, Ill. & GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Oct. 17, 2018 – Walgreens and McLaren Health Care, a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency, today announced that they have entered into a strategic collaboration focused on health service and pharmacy offerings. McLaren plans...

  • McLaren Caro Region (MCR) is pleased to announce that their Laboratory Department has received their Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certification from the State of Michigan.  Inspectors from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) came onsite and spent an entire day interviewing the department, reviewing policies and procedures, verifying quality controls, and making sure all employees are up-to-date on education and credentials. The objective of the CLIA program is ...

  • DAVISON, Mich.— McLaren Health Management Group has named Tammy Hempfling, BSN, RN, vice president of Homecare. As vice president of Homecare, Hempfling will oversee all statewide McLaren home health care operations.  Hempfling joined McLaren in 2012 and has held several leadership roles. Hempfling served as regional manager for Lansing, Mt. Pleasant and Davison and concurrently branch manager for Bay City home health services. In this role, Hempfling exceeded budget two consecutive years at Bay Ci...

  • DAVISON, Mich. — Kimberly Veres, MBA, BSN, RN, has been named director of employee health services for McLaren Health Management Group. As director of employee health services, Veres will oversee implementation of employee health programs for McLaren Health Management Group and its subsidiaries.   Prior to joining McLaren Health Management Group, Veres worked for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles as corporate supervisor of medical operations and compliance. In this position she managed 160 nurses acro...

  • We began our story in 1904 as “Flint VNA,” providing community-based home health services to patients in Flint, Michigan. Adding hospice and home infusion services, we became “Visiting Nurse Services of Michigan,” then “McLaren Visiting Nurse and Hospice.” Most recently, we became known as “McLaren Homecare Group.” As our name has changed, the scope of our care has also grown. Today, we provide a range of services including home health and hospice , home infusion , retail and long-term care pharmacy, an...

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    The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to McLaren Bay Region Laboratory, Bay City, Michigan based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. McLaren Bay Laboratory Medical Director Joseph Czaja, MD was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided. McLaren Bay Region Laboratory is one of more than 8,000 CAP-accredited facilities worldwide. “W...

  • DAVISON, Mich. — McLaren Homecare Group has named Vicki Watkins, MSN, RN, vice president of Homecare as of Sept. 29. As vice president of Homecare, Watkins will oversee all statewide home health care operations for McLaren Homecare Group and the McLaren Health Care system. Prior to joining McLaren Homecare Group, Watkins worked for B.E. Smith, a top health care executive consulting firm, as a member of their Interim Leadership team. Most recently, Watkins served as the interim service director at Kaiser...

  • DAVISON, Mich. — McLaren Homecare Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Cindy Tomlinson, MSN, RN, from director of hospice to vice president of hospice. Prior to joining McLaren Homecare Group in March 2016, Tomlinson worked for Hospice of Michigan for more than two decades. While at Hospice of Michigan, Tomlinson held several leadership positions including program director, regional director, program director for At Home Support, and director of admissions. As director of hospice, Tomlinson eff...

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      Read about our award here. The Bay City McLaren Homecare team was awarded the Strategic Healthcare Programs Home Health Patient Satisfaction Award on July 28, 2017. This Superior Performer award recognizes our ranking in the top 20% of SHP clients on our HHCAHPS scores and rewards the priority we place on patient satisfaction. The annual SHPBest™ program was created to acknowledge home health agencies that consistently provide high quality service to their patients. With the largest HHCAHPS bench...