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  • Next week, McLaren St. Luke’s will be one step closer to enhancing patient care services and expanding access to care to benefit individuals of all ages in northwest Ohio. The five-year $100 million broad campus redevelopment strategy, one of the largest construction projects the greater Maumee community has witnessed in years, began earlier this year. “This project will transform the face of health care in our community,” said Jennifer Montgomery, McLaren St. Luke’s president and CEO. “Our plans represe...

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    Approximately 19.6 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, which limits their daily activities. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, about 80% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lives. This pain can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp sensation. The lower back includes vertebrae L1 – L5 in the lumbar region. This region supports much of the upper body’s weight, making it a very important part of the human body. Most low back pain affecting t...

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    Heart problems are usually not sudden, out-of-nowhere events. Sometimes, an issue with heart disease goes undiagnosed or ignored until it gets bad enough to cause heart failure or a heart attack. It’s important to know what your heart is telling you if you experience a change in your normal condition, including breathing changes, pain and fatigue. Among those who have recovered from COVID-19, however, physicians are seeing some patients develop new and sudden heart conditions. Because COVID-19 is consid...

  • The McLaren St. Luke’s Foundation Board recently awarded every employee as the 2020 recipient of the Clair F. Martig Award for their outstanding service. The Clair F. Martig award was established in 1987 to honor Clair Martig, former St. Luke’s Hospital board chairman, who was known for his civic efforts in the 1950s and 1960s. The annual award now recognizes other individuals who have made significant contributions to McLaren St. Luke’s. Criteria for nomination include: Being an active supporter of McLa...

  • On behalf of our dedicated physicians, nurses, staff and board, thank you for trusting St. Luke’s with your health. Since 1906, our hospital has cared for generations of families in our community and we are grateful for your support as we begin a new journey as McLaren St. Luke’s. This chapter promises to bring many meaningful benefits to our community. In addition to preserving hundreds of jobs and stimulating millions of dollars in economic activity every year, significant investments are planned that...

  • McLaren St. Luke’s has received certification from DNV GL Healthcare as a Primary Plus Stroke Center, affirming the hospital’s readiness to handle a full range of stroke-related medical problems. The Primary Plus Stroke Center certification program is designed to evaluate the coordination of stroke care and guide clinical outcomes. Types of patients who might seek care from a Primary Plus Stroke Center include patients with ischemic strokes, large vessel occlusions, hemorrhagic strokes or strokes from u...

  • ProMedica’s Paramount health plan has notified McLaren St. Luke’s of its plans to terminate the hospital’s in-network provider status, effective January 1, 2021. The move would effectively prohibit thousands of northwest Ohio residents covered by Paramount health plans from receiving care from McLaren St. Luke’s or its affiliated physician practice, WellCare Physicians Group, by subjecting them to higher, out-of-pocket costs. As a result of ProMedica’s decision, many patients who have come to depend on M...

  • MAUMEE, OHIO and GRAND BLANC, MICH. – Executives at McLaren Health Care and St. Luke’s Hospital announced today that they have finalized an agreement for the 312-bed acute care facility to become the 15th hospital in the not-for-profit McLaren Health Care system and the first in the state of Ohio. This announcement follows the appr oval of the transaction by the Ohio Attorney General. The agreement has been signed by both parties and will become effective October 1, 2020 when St. Luke’s transitions to t...

  • MAUMEE, OH – Jennifer Montgomery, BSN, MSA, FACHE has been selected by the Board of Trustees of St. Luke’s Hospital to become that organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 3, 2020. Montgomery is replacing Dan Wakeman who announced his retirement earlier this year following 12 years of leadership in the CEO role at St. Luke’s. Making the announcement on behalf of St. Luke’s was William Carroll, Chairman of the Board of Trustees. “Jennifer brings three facets of leadership and...

  • Following months of planning and consideration, St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, Ohio and McLaren Health Care have officially signed a letter of intent to define ways that the two organizations will work together to best meet the needs of the communities they serve. The letter of intent was signed on Dec. 4 at St. Luke’s Hospital, a 312-bed facility serving Maumee, Ohio and the surrounding communities. As part of the potential integration, McLaren Health Care plans to make significant investments in St. L...