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  • Huron Medical Center of Bad Axe announced that it has officially become a subsidiary of McLaren Health Care, one of Michigan’s largest integrated health systems. Huron Medical Center will now be named McLaren Thumb Region. The decision to join the 14-hospital system comes as a result of Huron Medical Center’s goal to expand services to the community. This includes providing improved access to physicians, expanded service offerings for patients and enhancements to the facility’s infrastructure and equipm...

  • Michael Johnston, FACHE, President and CEO of Huron Medical Center in Bad Axe, MI recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. “The healthcare management field plays a vital role in providing high-quality care to the people in our communities, which makes having a standard of excellence promoted by a professional organization critically important,” says Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE, president/CEO of ACHE. “By...

  • Huron Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Johnston as President and Chief Executive Officer. Michael holds a Doctorate in Management from the University of Phoenix as well as an MBA from Thomas More College and a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the Press Ganey Process and Performance Improvement Advisory Group. Michael has been a frequent speaker on operations leadership topics...

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    Huron Medical Center scored in the top 100 of rural and community hospitals on iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®. The INDEX is the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural provider performance and its results are the basis for many of rural healthcare’s most prominent awards, advocacy efforts and legislative initiatives. The Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals play a key role in providing a safety net to communities across America – and the INDEX measures the...

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    Huron Medical Center announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. The rankings are determined each year using iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX ®, the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance.

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    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan announced that Huron Medical Center has been designated as one of the first hospitals to receive the Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers+ for Maternity Care, an expansion of the national Blue Distinction Specialty Care program, are hospitals recognized for delivering quality, affordable specialty care safely and effectively, based on objective measures de...

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    Sleep Disorder Center in Bad Axe recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). “The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Sleep Disorder Center on meeting the high standards required for receiving accreditation as a sleep disorders center,” said Dr. Ronald D. Chervin, AASM president. “Sleep Disorder Center is an important resource to the local medical community and will provide academic and scientific value in addition to the highest quality care ...