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McLaren Bay Region Offers “Parkinson’s Exercise & Movement” Class

McLaren Bay Region’s Center for Rehabilitation is pleased to offer a comprehensive low-cost exercise class designed for individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease....

Aleda E. Lutz VA and Community Based Outpatient Clinics Encourage Veterans to Receive Influenza “Flu” Vaccines

The Aleda E. Lutz Veterans Affairs Medical Center would like to share the following information for Veterans to receive their flu vaccine. Veterans receiving a flu vaccine from the VA must be...

McKenzie Health System to Host 3rd Annual “Pink Up The Pace 5K” to Support Women’s Health and Wellness Fund

“Pinking” up the pace to support local women, McKenzie Health System is hosting its third annual 5K to benefit the McKenzie Health System Women’s Health and Wellness Fund. Pink Up...

A Matter of Balance Program Will Be Offered in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering A Matter of Balance program free of charge to area seniors aged 60 years and older who have physical limitations due to concerns about falling. A Matter...

Veteran Suicide Prevention Month 2017: #BeThere

Aleda E. Lutz VA Joins national effort to Prevent Veteran Suicide Local VA Rallies Community Support for Veterans During Suicide Prevention Month Veteran suicide isn’t just a national issue,...

Diabetes Education classes at McLaren Bay Region

A Diabetes Self-Care Education Program is offered through McLaren Bay Region. A total of three 3-hour sessions and a follow-up class with certified diabetes education nurses and registered dietitians...

McLaren Bay Region Offers Prenatal Classes

McLaren Bay Region offers a variety of prenatal programs for expectant parents and parents of newborns. Classes include: Childbirth 4-Week Series Weekend Cram Session Breastfeeding Class Baby Class...

McLaren Bay Region Offers “Parkinson’s Exercise & Movement” Class

McLaren Bay Region’s Center for Rehabilitation is pleased to offer a comprehensive low-cost exercise class designed for individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease....

Mark Your Calendar for the Pink Out for Cancer Clash September 29th

The long-standing rivalry among athletes of Marlette and Brown City schools will surely continue into the 2017-18 academic year as their varsity football teams face off on Friday, September 29th in...

Like Cars Need An Oil Change, Men Need a Health Tune Up

Serving up fresh food from the grill, muscle cars, and vital health information, nearly 100 men and women joined the Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) Foundation and Russ Kraft for the Total Tune Up...

Hospitals Partner to Provide Over 500 Heart Screenings to Area Teens

Over 500 of Michigan’s Thumb Area teens ages 13 to 19 received free heart health checks offered by Marlette Regional Hospital and McKenzie Health System, affiliates of United Healthcare...

Aleda E. Lutz To Hold Active Threat/Lock Down Drill September 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

The Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center will hold an Active Threat/Lock Down DRILL at their 1500 Weiss Street, Saginaw, MI, location on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. This DRILL will...

McLaren Bay Region Installs State of the Art Newborn Safety System

The McLaren Bay Region Family BirthPlace recently installed a new and innovative Infant Safety System developed by CertaScan Technologies (www.certascantek.com). The proprietary system allows the...

Survivors After Suicide Support Group

Tuesday, September 26 – 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky Provided by: The Sanilac County Suicide Prevention Committee and Sanilac...

Matter of Balance Class in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering A Matter of Balance program free of charge to area seniors aged 60 years and older who have physical limitations due to concerns about falling. A Matter...

United Hospice Bereavement Services

UNITED HOSPICE SERVICE of Marlette Regional Hospital offers Bereavement Support Programs to people who have experienced a loss through death – these groups are open to anyone in the community....

Pink Out for Cancer Clash Rivalry Football Game

Pink Out for Cancer Clash Rivalry Football Game Fundraiser for B.C.U.P.S., Friday, September 29 th at 7 p.m. in Brown City Proceeds from this football game will help fund free mammogram screenings...

Matter of Balance Class in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering A Matter of Balance program free of charge to area seniors aged 60 years and older who have physical limitations due to concerns about falling. A Matter...

Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

Sanilac County Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group October 2 – 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm FREE, registration is not necessary. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware...

McLaren Amputee Support Group (Copy)

For individuals with an amputation and their families and friends. The Amputee Support Group was formed to provide support and information for individuals with an amputation. Family members are...

McLaren Breastfeeding Class

McLaren Bay Region has scheduled a Breastfeeding Class on Tuesday, October 3 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Health Pavilion, 3175 West Professional Drive, Bay City. This class is for expectant mothers...

McLaren Hospice Volunteer Training Classes

McLaren Hospice is once again offering Hospice Volunteer Training . No medical background is required to participate. Volunteers assist with patient and family companionship in-home, at special...

Precious Reflections

Precious Reflections , a pregnancy and infant loss support group, will meet on Tuesday, October 3 (first Tuesday of each month) from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 820 South Lincoln, Bay...

Matter of Balance Class in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering A Matter of Balance program free of charge to area seniors aged 60 years and older who have physical limitations due to concerns about falling. A Matter...

CMU Safety Issues in Healthcare

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. • CMU College of Medicine Live Presentation: CMED 1404, The Dow Chemical Company Foundation Auditorium Simulcast Location: CMED SEB1016, Saginaw...

“Free Yourself from Knee Pain”

McLaren Bay Region has scheduled a “ Free Yourself From Knee Pain” seminar on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 820 S. Lincoln Street in Bay City. Terrence...

McLaren Breast Cancer Education Series

The Breast Cancer Education Series will meet on Thursday, October 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room at the Health Pavilion, 3175 W. Professional Drive in Bay City. Tari Stull, MD, Breast Surgeon,...

Bay Area Cancer Support Group

The Bay Area Cancer Support Group meets on the first Thursday of each month (October 5) from 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Karmanos Cancer Institute, McLaren Bay Region West Campus, 3140 West Campus...

Matter of Balance Class in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering A Matter of Balance program free of charge to area seniors aged 60 years and older who have physical limitations due to concerns about falling. A Matter...

Pink Up The Pace 5K

Saturday, October 7 - 8:30am Registration at Graff Chevrolet Buick in Sandusky Race begins at 9:30 at Graff and proceeds to Woodland Hills Golf Course Online registration available at...

Bay Area Stroke Support Group (Copy)

For stroke survivors and their families and friends. The Bay Area Stroke Support Group was formed to provide support and information for individuals who have had a stroke. Family members are...

McLaren Hospice Volunteer Training Classes

McLaren Hospice is once again offering Hospice Volunteer Training . No medical background is required to participate. Volunteers assist with patient and family companionship in-home, at special...

McLaren Bay Free Breast Cancer Screening

McLaren Bay Region will be offering a free Breast Cancer Screening on Tuesday, October 10or Tuesday, October 24 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Bay Diagnostic Center, located at the McLaren Health...

Matter of Balance Class in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering A Matter of Balance program free of charge to area seniors aged 60 years and older who have physical limitations due to concerns about falling. A Matter...

Caring for Others

Caring for Others meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Center for Rehabilitation, McLaren Bay Region West Campus, 3190 E. Midland Road in Bay City. The next meeting is Wednesday, October...

McLaren Bay Region “The Heart of the Matter: Cardiac Risk Factors and the Heart Healthy Diet”

McLaren Bay Region’s Center for Rehabilitation will offer the program, “The Heart of the Matter: Cardiac Risk Factors and the Heart Healthy Diet” on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from...

Matter of Balance Class in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering A Matter of Balance program free of charge to area seniors aged 60 years and older who have physical limitations due to concerns about falling. A Matter...

McLaren Hospice Volunteer Training Classes

McLaren Hospice is once again offering Hospice Volunteer Training . No medical background is required to participate. Volunteers assist with patient and family companionship in-home, at special...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Hospital Council of East Central Michigan Trustee Forum

Overview: The health care industry is bracing for yet another period of uncertainty, and building an engaged workforce that is ready to rise to the challenge has arguably never been more important. This session will offer hospital leaders a national perspective on trends in staff and physician engagement, including powerful data you need to make a business case for investing in engagement and an exploration of key demographic groups whose engagement your strategy should address. The session will also arm you with best practices demonstrated by organizations that are achieving high levels of engagement in spite of a rapid pace of change. 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Zehnder's of Frankenmuth 

9:00 a.m. - Registration / Morning Refreshments
10:00 a.m. - Shubhang Dave, The Advisory Board Company
12:00 noon - Lunch 

Click HERE to REGISTER 

Click HERE to Download Brochure. For more information, call 989-891-8810 

Shubhang Dave from The Advisory Board Company will be presenting: The National Prescription for Employee and Physician Engagement: Key Insights and Recommendations for Empowering the Workforce.

 

PAST EVENTS

8th Annual 'Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability' Conference at SVSU

January 27, 2017 

Robert Fortini, PNPRay King, MD

Speakers included Robert Fortini, PNP, and Ray King, MD. Fortini is the Chief Clinical Officer for Bon Secours Medical Group and King is Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer, of Allegiance Health. Population Health Management is a pressing topic within the healthcare arena.

The 2017 conference shared how this is achieved through innovative and transformative actions, providing vision to enhance system performance, improve care coordination, and reduce costs. This can all be accomplished by building on the collective impact model, catalyzed by national and regional thought leaders. Speakers provided conceptual frameworks and case examples related to their experiences in accountable systems of care and patient/person-centered medical homes, enabling participants to continue examining and enhancing their efforts toward improving quality and patient care experiences in the region.

The event was cosponsored by Saginaw Valley State University, Hospital Council of East Central Michigan, Mid-Central Area Health Education Center and Michigan Health Improvement Alliance.

Robert Fortini P.N.P. Presentation

Ray King, M.D. Presentation

 

Greg Paris, MHA
If You Plan to Dance, It's Time to 'Pretty Up'
May 3, 2016 

Greg Paris, MHA, received his undergraduate degree in marketing and accounting from Iowa State University and his master's in Healthcare Administration from Des Moines University. He was named the Iowa Hospital Association Executive of the Year in 2007 and is a member of Studer Group's Hall of Fame. Over the past seven years,  he has worked with Studer Group as a coach, Rural Account Leader and national speaker.

To view his presentation, click here. 

7th Annual 'Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability' Conference at SVSU 
January 22, 2016

Barbara Balik, RN, EdD

Dr. Barbara Balik works with healthcare leaders to build systems and culture for quality, safety, patient/family experience, and staff-provider engagement. Recent partnerships involved developing skills and systems for patient and family centered care and patient partnerships, excellent patient experience especially with physician communication with patients, reliable transitions in care, and development of effective quality infrastructures for population health. The systems developed assure sustained improvement and innovation.

To view and print her presentation, click here

Diane Stollenwerk, MPP

Diane Stollenwerk is an appointed member of the Maryland Health Care Commission and president of a small consulting firm that provides strategic insight, practical guidance and hands on implementation to improve health and health care. Her expertise is in consumer engagement, performance measurement, accountability, public reporting, effective communication and technology. She has worked on health policy issues for nearly 25 years at the local, state and national levels, including serving as a Vice President at the National Quality Forum.

To view and print her presentation, click here. 


William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE
Meeting the Future of Healthcare: The Critical Need for Leadership

April 28, 2015

William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE is one of the nation's leading experts on physician services management and hospital-physician integration. In particular, he is skilled in the development and implementation of strategies for creating aligned economic interests among physicians, hospitals and payers. He is also widely recognized as an expert on health policy issues, and the role of governance in quality improvement and patient safety. Jessee joined Integrated Healthcare Strategies (IHStrategies) in October 2011 after serving for more than 12 years as president and chief executive officer of the Medical Group Management Association. He also holds an academic appointment as Clinical Professor of Health Systems, Policy and Management at the University of Colorado School of Public Health. 

To view and print Dr. Jessee's PowerPoint presentation, click (full scale) here
 

6th Annual 'Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability' Conference at SVSU 
January 23, 2015

Frederick J. Bloom, MD (right), and David Grayson Marrero, Ph.D (left) were the guest speakers at the Sixth Annual "Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability" conference held at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) on  January 23, 2015. Bloom is the chief of Geisinger Health System Care Continuum and medical director of Quality and Performance at Geisinger Health Plan. Marrero is the J. O. Ritchey Endowed Professor of Medicine and director of the Diabetes Translational Research Center at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

To view or print Dr. Bloom's PowerPoint presentation, click here. 

To view or print Dr. Marrero's PowerPoint presentation, click here.


Todd Sagin, MD, JD
Hospital-Physician Relationships: A Changing Dynamic in the Era of Accountable Care
May 6, 2014

In addition to being board certified in family medicine and geriatrics, Dr. Sagin holds a degree in law, has training as a mediator and arbitrator to address healthcare conflicts and is a regular faculty member for organizations from The Governance Institute to the American College of Healthcare Executives. Dr. Sagin is a physician executive recognized across the nation for his work with hospital boards, medical staffs and physician organizations. He is the national medical director of Sagin Healthcare Consulting, LLC and HG Healthcare Consultants, LLC, which provide guidance on a wide range of healthcare issues. He is also the author of Creating the Hospital Group Practice: The Advantages of Employing or Affiliating with Physicians, published in 2009. Dr. Sagin also serves on the national board of Volunteers of Medicine, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals and communities develop free healthcare clinics for the uninsured.

 To view and/or print Dr. Sagin's PowerPoint presentation, click here.

 

 

 

 

 
5th Annual Conference
The Region's Health and Health Care Systems: Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability
January 24, 2014

Guest speakers included: Janine E. Janosky, Ph.D. (shown left to right), Genoveva Islas-Hooker, MPH, and Dr. George Flores. Janosky is the vice president and head of the Center for Community Health Improvement Austen Bioinnovation Institute in Akron, Ohio. Islas-Hooker is the director of the Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program and Flores is the Prevention Program Manager for The California Endowment.

To view and/or print Dr. Janosky's PowerPoint presentation, click here.

To view and/or print Dr. Flores's PowerPoint presentation, click here. 

To view and/or print Ms. Islas-Hooker's PowerPoint presentation, click here.

James E. Orlikoff
Leadership for the New World of Healthcare
April 23, 2013

James E. Orlikoff is the President of Orlikoff & Associates, Inc., National  Advisor on Governance and Leadership to the American Hospital Association, and the Senior Consultant to the Center for Health Care Governance Partners.

Leadership for the New World of Healthcare  PowerPoint Presentation

Maureen Bisognano
Transformation for Excellence and Accountability
January 25, 2013 

Maureen Bisognano is the President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an instructor at Harvard Medical School, research associate at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and a board member of the Commonwealth Fund, ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value and Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. Bisognano is an advisor to healthcare leaders around the world.

Getting Healthy Together  PowerPoint Presentation

 

Dr. Jeffrey Brenner
Transformation for Excellence and Accountability
January 25, 2013

Dr. Jeffrey Brenner is the founder and Executive Director of the Camden Healthcare Coalition.

Bending the Cost Curve Improving Quality in One of America's Poorest Cities  PowerPoint Presentation

High Utilizers of Hospital Services in Saginaw County PowerPoint Presentation

 
John Kenagy, MD
Leading Healthcare in Challenging Times
April 17, 2012

John Kenagy, MD, President and CEO of Kenagy Associates, LLC, is a nationally renowned speaker who instructs on the utilization of Adaptive Design in healthcare.

HCECM Can Transofrm Healthcare: The Adaptive Design Story PowerPoint Presentation

 

The Region’s Health Care Quality: Evolving Systems for Excellence & Accountability
January 20, 2012

Program Presentations: 

 

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