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    McLaren Health Care, the three-state, 14-hospital health care system and health plan, has appointed Justin F. Klamerus, M.D., M.M.M., as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Klamerus has served as President of Karmanos Cancer Hospital & Network, a subsidiary of McLaren Health Care, since January 2017. An oncologist by training, Dr. Klamerus assumes the position previously held by Dr. Michael McKenna, McLaren Health Care’s first CMO, who passed away in May. “Over what has already b...

  • June 15, 2022 Current Procedural Terminology Category II Codes (CPT-2 Codes)   WHAT ARE CPT-2 CODES: They describe the following: Clinical components, such as those typically included in evaluation, management, or other clinical services. Results from clinical laboratory or radiology tests and other procedures. Identified processes intended to address patient safety practices (such as fall risk). Services reflecting compliance with state or federal law.   PURPOSE: CPT II codes help define nati...

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    McLaren Health Care expanded its statewide McLaren Stroke Network through the addition of leading-edge technology that results in quicker, time-critical treatment decisions for stroke care. RapidAI applies artificial intelligence to advanced imaging to analyze clinical data, expedite clinical decisions and connect the care team on a single, FDA-approved and HIPAA-compliant platform. Already the largest stroke program in the state, the addition of this AI technology adds to the program’s care capabilitie...

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    Allisyn Mattice-Eskau GRAND BLANC, Mich.— Allisyn Mattice-Eskau, director of government & regulatory affairs for McLaren Health Care, whose accomplishments and strong dedication to health care advancement through legislation, has landed a prized spot on the list of “ 30 in Their Thirties 2022 ,” an annual compilation of business professionals in their 30s who have achieved notable success produced by DBusiness Magazine . Discovering her passion and intense interest in health care legislation while s...

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    GRAND BLANC, Mich.— McLaren Health Care, with several hospitals and dozens of outpatient facilities covering the majority of the state, is included on the list of Michigan’s Largest Employers for 2022 from Crain’s Detroit Business . With 19,914 employees, McLaren Health Care landed at no. 11 on the list of nearly 150 landmark Michigan-based businesses. “Being included on this list — and listed so near the top — affirms the value that our team members see McLaren as an employer of choice where you can ha...

  • To recruit and retain top talent to care for the residents of Northern Michigan, McLaren has launched a new Student Loan Repayment Program. This program is designed to help provide up to $12,000 of tax-free student loan repayment benefits to all full- and part-time McLaren Northern Michigan employees who completed a degree program. The hospital is partnering with a third-party service provider that specializes in the repayment of student loans. “As a forward-thinking employer, we felt it was important to...

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    Eric F. Krohn, DO, Orthopedic Surgeon, has joined McLaren Northern Michigan Orthopedic Services located at 560 West Mitchell Street, Suite 560, in Petoskey, MI. Dr. Krohn was born in Maryland but raised in Washington state. He received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA, completed his residency at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, OR and finally a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Krohn alw...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan is addressing the need for behavioral health services in our region by developing the Justin A. Borra Behavioral Health Center. Thanks to funding from the State of Michigan and generous donors, plans are moving forward to renovate the McLaren Northern Michigan Cheboygan Campus to house a new 16-bed adult inpatient behavioral health unit and partial hospitalization program. These new behavioral health services will offer a continuum of care to help address the local and regional...

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    The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has approved McLaren Health Care for a Family Medicine Residency Rural Training Tract (RTT) program primarily based in Petoskey. The residency program is a 1 + 2 program where family medicine residents start their first year at an urban hospital (McLaren Flint Family Medicine Residency) and complete their second and third-year training at a rural setting (McLaren Northern Michigan). There will be two residents per year. The first residents ...

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    The Offield Family Pavilion, a four-story, 182,000 sq. foot addition, features: Private patient rooms. Expanded 24-bed Intensive Care Unit, 34-bed Cardiovascular Unit, new 34-bed Orthopedic/Surgical Unit and 12 observation beds- all equipped with smart technology 10 new operating room suites with 4K technology and a new sterilization processing department Convenient parking close to the new main entrance Improved wayfinding with letter and color-coded signs from the parking lot to the hospital entrances...