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About McLaren Health Care

McLaren Health Care - Doing What's Best

McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan, is a $6.6 billion, fully integrated health care delivery system committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency. The McLaren system includes 13 hospitals in Michigan, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, a 490-member employed primary and specialty care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs covering more than 732,838 lives in Michigan and Indiana, home health, infusion and hospice providers, pharmacy services, a clinical laboratory network and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 53 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. McLaren has 28,000 full-, part-time and contracted employees and more than 113,000 network providers throughout Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.

As part of its Graduate Medical Education (GME) program, McLaren maintains academic affiliations with medical schools at Wayne State University, Michigan State University and Central Medical University. McLaren’s six (6) GME campuses offer 27 residencies and eight (8) fellowship programs that train over 650 future physicians annually. All GME programs at McLaren are overseen and managed centrally by the Department of Academic Affairs.

Our Mission:

McLaren Health Care will be the best value in health care as defined by quality outcomes and cost.

Our Vision:

McLaren will be the recognized leader and preferred provider of health care services to the communities we serve.

Our Guiding Principle:

To provide healthcare as we expect for our own family.

Our Values:

Trust
Excellence
Accountability
Motivation
Welcome
Organization
Respect
Kindness

Key Operational Statistics (2022)

Discharges - 87,481
ER Visits - 389,217
Observation Stays - 27,280
Surgeries - 83,358
Births - 5,488
Ambulatory Visits - 4,010,473 (including home care visits)
Home Care Visits - 252,942
Hospice Days - 229,693
Licensed Beds - 3,412
Days of Inpatient Care - 768,193 (including hospice days)
Employees - 16,995
Contracted Providers - 121,849
Annual Payroll - $1,791,395,000
Community Benefit - $494,624,736
Net Revenue - $6,385,120,000

McLaren Health Care Service Area

McLaren Health Care Service Area

Subsidiaries of McLaren Health Care

  • McLaren Bay Region

    McLaren Bay Region is a 415-bed acute tertiary care hospital in Bay City, Michigan, providing specialty care, primary care, and preventive care. Services include cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, oncology, women’s health, and rehabilitation. McLaren Bay Region’s emergency department treats nearly 40,000 patients each year and is certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. McLaren Bay Region is an integral part of the 13-hospital McLaren Health Care system based in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

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  • McLaren Bay Special Care

    McLaren Bay Special Care is a 31-bed long-term acute care hospital in Bay City, Michigan, providing care for patients with complex medical needs care and treatment, including a ventilator weaning program that requires lengths of stay greater than 25 days. McLaren Bay Special Care has highly trained, experienced staff who take a team approach for intensive, individualized treatment. McLaren Bay Special Care is licensed by the Michigan Department of Community Health and accredited by The Joint Commission. McLaren Bay Special Care is an integral part of the 13-hospital McLaren Health Care system based in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

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  • McLaren Caro Region

    McLaren Caro Region is a 25-bed critical access hospital in Caro, Michigan, providing exceptional patient-centered community health and wellness care. McLaren Caro Region is a locally governed, non-profit organization who has been serving the community since 1928. McLaren Caro Region offers a full range of health and wellness services at a hospital campus as well as off-site locations. Dedicated health care professional teams provide accessible, dependable, and quality medical care. McLaren Caro Region is an integral part of the 13-hospital McLaren Health Care system based in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

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  • McLaren Central Michigan

    McLaren Central Michigan is a 118-bed acute care, CMS 5-Star rated hospital located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. It offers a full range of health and wellness services including Primary Care, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Cancer Services. McLaren Central Michigan is recognized as an accessible and dependable source of quality medical care for residents of Mount Pleasant, Isabella County and central Michigan. In addition to its medical staff of over 50 active physicians, it is affiliated with more than 150 other quality providers. The hospital is one of the region’s largest employers, with approximately 400 employ­ees and many volunteers. McLaren Central Michigan received the Governor’s Award of Excellence for 2017 and 2019. The hospital was named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health in 2019. McLaren Central Michigan holds The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation and is the only hospital in the central Michigan area to consistently receive an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade from Fall 2018 – Fall 2022.

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  • McLaren Clarkston

    McLaren Clarkston represents the largest ground-up development in the history of the corporation. The $600 million health care village project, located on 95 acres of prime real estate in northern Oakland County, is being developed in two phases. Phase I opened in May 2009 and includes a 138,000 sq. ft. Medical Office Building, a 42,000 sq. ft. freestanding cancer center and a 5-acre Garden of Healing and Renewal.

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  • 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, vascular surgery, minimally invasive surgery and cardiology in partnership with MSU. The hospital is certified as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a Gold Plus Comprehensive Stroke Center (Joint Commission), and a BCBSM Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery, Cardiac Care and OB services. Cancer accreditations include the American College of Radiology Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation and the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative, American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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  • McLaren Greater Lansing

    McLaren Greater Lansing, is a tertiary teaching facility with 240 acute care beds, located in Lansing, Michigan on the southern edge of the Michigan State University campus. Among its services are a Level III Trauma Center/Emergency Department, Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute, comprehensive cardiac programs, medical/surgical units, and state-of-the-art women and children’s health services including a modern birthing center. Also located at the healthcare campus is the Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Greater Lansing and Outpatient Care Center.

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  • McLaren Lapeer Region

    McLaren Lapeer Region is a 222-bed acute care facility located in Lapeer, Michigan, and is the primary provider of health care services to Lapeer County and the surrounding area. McLaren Lapeer Region has received national recognition from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for clinical excellence in orthopedics, pneumonia, congestive heart failure and surgical care. The facility maintains a verified Level II trauma designation and provides comprehensive care in a 29-bed Emergency Center along with specialized services for heart, cancer, orthopedic and general surgery services, physical medicine and rehabilitation, women’s services, wound care services and sleep disorders.

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  • McLaren Macomb

    McLaren Macomb is a 288-bed acute care hospital located in Mount Clemens, Mich. More than 400 physicians and nearly 2,000 employees work at McLaren Macomb making it one of Macomb County’s top employers. McLaren Macomb provides a full range of services, including cancer, surgical services, orthopedics and cardiovascular care. As Macomb County’s first verified trauma center, the hospital operates the busiest emergency department in Macomb County. It is also an accredited chest pain center, a certified primary stroke center and an accredited bariatric and metabolic center. McLaren Macomb is a leader in graduate medical education, offering nine residency programs and three fellowship programs. McLaren Macomb has a rich history of providing high quality, compassionate health care and holds a strong position in the community it serves.

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  • McLaren Northern Michigan

    McLaren Northern Michigan is a 202-bed regional referral center located in Petoskey, serving residents in 22 counties across northern Lower Michigan and the eastern part of the Upper Peninsula. More than 230 physicians represent nearly all medical and surgical specialties, enabling full-service care with an emphasis on cardiology, cancer, orthopedics and neurosciences. McLaren Northern Michigan is a certified Primary Stroke Center, as designated by the Joint Commission. The hospital has a network of primary care providers and specialty care clinics throughout the region, and an outpatient surgery center in Cheboygan.

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  • McLaren Oakland

    McLaren Oakland is a 318-bed hospital that provides primary and specialty healthcare services to the greater Pontiac and Oakland County, Michigan communities. Founded in 1953, McLaren Oakland has grown to a comprehensive medical community that includes outpatient facilities in Clarkston and Oxford, in addition to an inpatient hospital in Pontiac providing a range of clinical services including emergency and trauma care, cardiology, cancer services, minimally invasive robotic surgery, and orthopedic services. McLaren Oakland offers ACGME accredited residency and fellowship programs in anesthesiology, diagnostic radiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine, and transitional year, in addition to a CPME accredited podiatry program.

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  • McLaren Port Huron

    McLaren Port Huron is a 186-bed non-profit hospital located in Port Huron, Michigan, with a strong history of providing quality, compassionate care to residents living in St. Clair and Sanilac counties. It has earned repeated recognition for both clinical excellence and patient safety from nationally renowned health care rating organizations. McLaren Port Huron provides a full range of services, including cardiovascular care, award-winning cancer services through the Karmanos Cancer Institute, orthopedic services, and general, bariatric and robotic-assisted surgeries. The hospital is nationally verified as a Level III Trauma Center and operates the busiest Emergency Department in St. Clair County. Other services include family birthing services and the only accredited sleep center in the region. In addition to its main campus in Port Huron, the hospital operates community health centers in Marysville, Yale, Lexington, and St. Clair.

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  • McLaren Proton Therapy Center

    McLaren Proton Therapy Center is part of the Karmanos Cancer Network. It is one of 32 proton therapy centers currently operating in the U.S. and offers radiation oncology treatment with superior precision. The McLaren Proton Therapy Center leads in advanced, next-generation technology by providing pencil-beam scanning and a state-of-the-art system for volumetric image guided proton therapy delivery. The McLaren Proton Therapy Center’s synchrotron accelerates protons to speeds up to 60 percent of the speed of light that are then focused to target the cancer, while sparing healthy tissues. The system uses isocentric gantries with 180-degree rotation, and robotic patient positioning and verification systems, allowing the most flexibility for treatment design and delivery. Located in Flint, Michigan, patients from the surrounding areas and beyond travel to the McLaren Proton Therapy Center for this advanced treatment.

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  • McLaren Thumb Region

    McLaren Thumb Region is a 25-bed critical access hospital in Bad Axe, Michigan, providing a full range of health and wellness services including primary care, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, emergency medicine, and cancer services. McLaren Thumb Region is a locally governed, non-profit organization who has been serving the community since 1906 when it was founded as a Hubbard Hospital. McLaren Thumb Region provides accessible, dependable, and quality medical care for Huron County, Sanilac County, and Tuscola County residents. McLaren Thumb Region is an integral part of the 13-hospital McLaren Health Care system based in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

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  • Karmanos Cancer Institute

    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is a leader in transformative cancer care, research and education through courage, commitment and compassion. As part of McLaren Health Care, Karmanos is the largest provider of cancer care and research in the state of Michigan. Our administrative and research headquarters, along with our premier specialty cancer hospital, are located in downtown Detroit. Our 15 network sites throughout the state deliver market leading cancer care and clinical trials conveniently to the communities where many of our patients live. Karmanos is recognized by the National Cancer Institute as one of the best cancer centers in the nation. Our academic partnership with the Wayne State University School of Medicine provides the framework for cancer research and education – defining new standards of care and improving survivorship.

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  • McLaren Health Plan

    McLaren Health Plan (MHP) has been operating as a Michigan-based licensed Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) since 1998 and currently delivers health care benefits to 260,000 members. The HMO was started to serve Michigan’s Medicaid population and has added group, individual and Medicare products along with a Third Party Administrator called Health Advantage, Inc., for self-funded employer groups. In 2015, MHP was awarded the right to operate in and service every county in the lower peninsula of the state of Michigan – the only provider-owned health plan to achieve this designation by the Michigan Department of Community Health. MHP has earned the prestigious Pinnacle Award every year since 2013 from the Michigan Association of Health Plans and is also accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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  • MDwise

    MDwise is an Indiana-licensed nonprofit health maintenance organization offering health care benefits to more than 300,000 Medicaid members. Since 1994 MDwise has provided access to compassionate, high-quality, coordinated health care and education to Medicaid members in communities across Indiana. MDWise is a provider-owned health plan with a large network of doctors, specialists and hospitals located throughout Indiana. MDwise is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) accrediting body.

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  • McLaren Health Management Group

    McLaren Health Management Group (MHMG) headquartered in Genesee County, Michigan, with regional Michigan offices in Macomb, Ingham, Bay, Isabella, St. Clair, and Emmet counties, provides home health, palliative care, hospice, home infusion, long-term care pharmacy, and comprehensive laboratory services across McLaren Health Care system’s network in more than 50 counties throughout Michigan, virtual care services throughout the United States, and retail care through nine McLaren Now+Clinic Clinics at Walgreens locations.

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  • McLaren Medical Group (MMG)

    McLaren Medical Group manages the corporate ambulatory network consisting of over 150 primary and specialty centers located throughout a 26-county region employing over 600 health care providers including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurse midwives. Its nearly 300 physicians are among the top admitting and referring physicians for McLaren hospital subsidiaries. MMG has earned Patient Centered Medical Home designation by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan for many of its practices and manages over 30 Rural Health Centers, providing primary healthcare in rural communities throughout Michigan.

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