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  • Margaret Dimond, PhD., president and CEO of McLaren Oakland, the Pontiac-based hospital serving all of Oakland County, is a recipient of this year’s Leadership Award presented by Olivet College as part of its 24th Annual Leadership in Individual & Social Responsibility Awards. Olivet College, through its award, recognizes individuals from across the state who selflessly serve others, lead by example and embody individual and social responsibility in relation to their community and the greater societ...

  • Rochester Hills residents can now access convenient and affordable care with the new McLaren CareNow clinic, an on-demand health care service delivered in a convenient location, inside the Walgreens on Walton Boulevard. Services ranging from urgent care, lab testing, and prioritized pharmacy services, McLaren registered nurses and nurse practitioners provide patients with the right care. McLaren CareNow is a unique care model and truly a one-stop clinic in which patients can receive treatment, lab testi...

  • McLaren Oakland, the Pontiac-based hospital serving all of Oakland County, recently opened an office to allow for an expansion of the McLaren Center for Research and Innovation, MCRI. Part of McLaren Health Care, MCRI is the health system’s centralized clinical trials operation, making those trials available to the community through its hospitals throughout the state. As part of its first task, the MCRI office at McLaren Oakland and infectious disease specialist Dr. Frank Rosenblat have enrolled the fir...

  • A local organization sends love to hospital-bound children on Valentine’s Day. It’s more than just a teddy bear. A trip to the hospital can be frightening for anyone. But for children, it can feel especially lonely. This was the motivation behind UR My Valentine from U CAN-CER VIVE , the local organization founded by siblings Kelley and Ryan LaFontaine of the LaFontaine Automotive Group. Days before Valentine’s Day, a well-wishing U CAN-CER VIVE team made a delivery of teddy bears to McLaren Clarkston t...

  • McLaren Oakland, one of the largest employers in Pontiac, was announced as the winner of the Diversity & Inclusion Pacesetter Award from the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce during its annual Silver & Gold Awards presentation. Sponsored by Faurecia North America, the award is presented to an organization “that promotes and facilitates a culture of diversity and inclusion in the categories of work environment, career development, training, networking, and mentoring.” Winners were announced and re...

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    A philanthropic partnership between McLaren Oakland, the 328-bed downtown Pontiac hospital, and Rochester-based non-profit organization Dutton Farm will result in a new, social enterprise storefront, EveryBody by Dutton Farm. The store progresses the mission of the organization by “removing barriers to employment and community access for adults with developmental disabilities by creating work opportunities in an inclusive environment and at competitive and fair wages.” We see our job as a responsibility...

  • Margaret Dimond, Ph.D., president and CEO of McLaren Oakland, the 328-bed acute care provider serving all of Oakland County, has been invited to share her advice, experiences, and offer encouragement during upcoming speeches on women and leadership. Margaret Dimond, Ph.D. Hosted virtually, Dimond has been invited to open the second annual Cultivating Women Leader’s Speaker Series, a program by the Olivet College Women’s Leadership Institute (Sept. 2 at 1 p.m.) and Women on Leadership, Health & Welln...

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    McLaren Oakland, the 328-bed acute care Oakland County provider located in downtown Pontiac, earned recognition for its spirit of inclusion and service to the community with the “Partners in Progress” award. Awarded by the City of Pontiac and Mayor Deirdre Waterman, organizations are chosen based on their efforts and initiatives that “better serve our communities, grow our city, create a positive image, and foster the spirit and unity of inclusiveness.” “During these times when a welcomed emphasis is be...

  • McLaren Oakland, the 328-bed acute care provider serving all of Oakland County, was awarded for its safe care environment by Healthgrades, which recognized the hospital by including it on their list of Patient Safety Excellence Award 2020 recipients. Released annually, Healthgrades’ Patient Safety Excellence Award recognizes hospitals “that have the lowest occurrences of 14 preventable patient safety events.” Inclusion on the list places McLaren Oakland among the top 10 percent of acute care hospitals n...

  • Doctor performing surgery with a team