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Thomas Mee Named President and Chief Executive Officer of McLaren Greater Lansing

Tuesday, November 18, 2014   (0 Comments)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      Contact:        Brian Brown

November 18, 2014                                    (517) 975-1112, brian.brown@mclaren.org

 

Thomas Mee Named President and Chief Executive Officer of McLaren Greater Lansing

 

LANSING, Mich. — Thomas Mee, RN, BSN, MBA was named President and Chief Executive Officer of McLaren Greater Lansing today by the hospital’s Board of Trustees. Mee succeeds Rick Wright who resigned to pursue other opportunities.

            

“Tom’s background includes a valuable blend of front-line clinical and management experience as a nurse along with a proven track record of success in hospital administration,” said E. James Barrett, Chairman, McLaren Greater Lansing Board of Trustees. “The hospital’s strong leadership team combined with Tom’s passion for quality, physician engagement and his strong sense of community will help us develop innovative ways to meet the growing health care needs of the Greater Lansing community.”

 

“On behalf of our hospital’s board, medical staff and employees, I would also like to thank Rick Wright for his service to our organization and wish him the best on future endeavors.”

 

Since 2013, Mee has served as McLaren Greater Lansing’s Chief Operating Officer where he oversaw the day-to-day operations of both the main hospital campus on Greenlawn Ave. and McLaren Orthopedic Hospital on Pennsylvania Ave.

 

He began his career as an emergency center nurse at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak where he received numerous promotions into administrative roles, including Vice President of Physician Services, before joining McLaren Lapeer Region as the hospital’s Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer in 2007.

 

In 2008, Mee was elevated to the position of Vice President of Operations at McLaren Lapeer Region. In that role, he was responsible for the day-to-day oversight of hospital operations in clinical and support areas. Mee was also responsible for the operation and growth of several service lines including oncology, cardiology (interventional and non-interventional services), surgical services, wound care, multidisciplinary pain services and infectious disease.

 

In 2012, Mee served in the additional capacity of lead Executive Administrator for McLaren Health Care Corporation responsible for the integration of Cheboygan Memorial Hospital and its successful conversion to a comprehensive outpatient campus of McLaren Northern Michigan.

Mee earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Madonna University and a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University.

 

Tom and his wife Karen have been married for 26 years. The couple has two children, 23-year-old Samantha and 20-year-old Stephen.

 

About McLaren Greater Lansing

McLaren Greater Lansing and McLaren Orthopedic Hospital operate the region’s most distinguished cardiovascular and orthopedic surgery programs that—together with McLaren Greater Lansing’s oncology, women’s care and wide-ranging diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical services—consistently lead in clinical quality and efficiency. The hospitals are part of McLaren Health Care, mid-Michigan’s largest health care system. Visit mclaren.org/lansing.


About McLaren Health Care

McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Flint, Michigan, is a fully integrated health network committed to quality evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency. The McLaren system includes 12 hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, the state’s only proton therapy center, an employed primary care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs covering more than 260,000 lives, home health and hospice providers, retail medical equipment showrooms, pharmacy services, and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive centers in the U.S. McLaren has 21,000 employees and more than 25,000 network providers. Its operations are housed in more than 300 facilities serving a 54-county market and 75 percent of Michigan’s population. Learn more at mclaren.org.

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