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McLaren Flint named a top Michigan hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Published on Tuesday, August 28, 2018

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FLINT, Mich.—McLaren Flint, the 378-bed tertiary health care facility serving all of Genesee County, has been named one of Michigan’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. McLaren Flint was the only hospital in Genesee County to be included on the comprehensive annual list.


Chad Grant
The list also announced three common adult conditions and procedures in which the hospital was “High Performing” – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure and knee replacement.

“We have always been proud and confident in the care our staff provides to our patients during every level of their stay, and our inclusion on the U.S. News & World Report list adds validation to that,” said Chad Grant, president and CEO of McLaren Flint. “Our goal has been – and will always be – to provide each patient with effective treatment in a safe and compassionate environment. The recognition of those efforts is something shared among our entire staff.”

Each year, U.S. News & World Report evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals in 16 specialties and nine adult procedures and conditions to create a reference tool for patients seeking specialty care. The list is created based upon data collected from multiple professional organizations, placing the heaviest emphasis on patient outcomes.

Previously, McLaren Flint earned Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center+ designations for its proficiency in hip and knee replacements and spine surgery.

To learn more about the services offered at McLaren Flint, visit mclaren.org/flint.

About McLaren Flint
McLaren Flint is a 378 bed tertiary teaching facility located in Flint, Michigan. McLaren Flint is affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU) College of Human Medicine in its medical and surgical residency programs, including family practice, internal medicine, general surgery, and orthopedic surgery. McLaren Flint also maintains fellowship programs in clinical health psychology and vascular surgery in partnership with MSU. The hospital is certified as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a Comprehensive Stroke Center (Joint Commission), and a BCBSM Blue Distinction Center+ for Hip and Knee Replacement and Spine Surgery. Cancer accreditations include the American College of Radiology Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation and the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative, American Society of Clinical Oncology. McLaren Flint is also the region’s leader in cardiovascular services, offering more types of surgeries and procedures than any other area hospital program. Learn more at mclaren.org/flint.