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McLaren Orthopedic Hospital Named To List of “100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedics Programs”

Monday, December 14, 2015   (0 Comments)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             Contact: James Curtis

December 14, 2015                                               (517) 975-1112

                                                                              james.curtis@mclaren.org                                                                         

LANSING, Mich. – McLaren Orthopedic Hospital has once again earned distinction for its nationally recognized orthopedic program. McLaren Orthopedic Hospital has been named to Becker's Hospital Review’s 2015 list of "100 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs." The list, which recognizes orthopedic programs that have earned considerable recognition, has now recognized McLaren Orthopedic Hospital for the third consecutive year.

            “We’re incredibly proud of the level of excellence we achieve in orthopedics, and are even prouder to sustain that level of excellence over time,” said Tom Mee, president and chief executive officer of McLaren Greater Lansing and McLaren Orthopedic Hospital.  “It’s indicative of our physicians, caregivers and team members’ dedication to provide nothing less than exceptional care for every patient, every time. We congratulate them on their achievement, and thank them for their unwavering commitment to our patients.”

            McLaren Orthopedic Hospital is the region’s only hospital on the list.

According to the announcement from Becker’s Hospital Review: “The hospitals on this list are national leaders when it comes to several aspects of orthopedic care. They have received recognition for excellence from various reputable organizations in orthopedic areas like joint replacements, orthopedic surgeries and general orthopedic care. To develop this list, the Becker's Hospital Review editorial team examined several ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report national and regional rankings for orthopedics, U.S. News' common care ratings for hip and knee replacement, CareChex rankings for orthopedic care and major orthopedic surgery, Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement, Healthgrades orthopedic awards and Magnet designation for nursing excellence.”

            McLaren Orthopedic Hospital also recently received distinction from U.S. News & World Report, which ranked McLaren Orthopedic Hospital as among the nation’s best hospitals for hip and knee replacement.

Visit www.mclaren.org/lansingortho to learn more about McLaren Orthopedic Hospital.

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 250,000 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 Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only two National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the state. 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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