February 6, 2008
Margaret Dimond Named President and CEO of McLaren Medical Management Inc.
FLINT, Mich., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Margaret Dimond, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals -- Warren Campus, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of McLaren Medical Management, Inc. (MMMI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of McLaren Health Care, effective March 24th.
McLaren Medical Management, Inc. (MMMI) operates the corporate ambulatory services network consisting of more than 120 primary and specialty physicians. Dimond will be responsible for planning and meeting MMMI's strategic goals to continue McLaren's growing market share.
"We have the highest confidence in Margaret Dimond's ability to take McLaren Medical Management, Inc. into a new chapter of growth," said McLaren Health Care President and CEO, Philip A. Incarnati. "Dimond has nearly 15 years of experience managing large ambulatory service networks in Southeast Michigan. She has demonstrated her ability to lead and grow complex health care organizations by aligning multiple stakeholders around the same goal of providing excellent health care to the communities that they serve."
Dimond in 1994 was charged with managing Henry Ford Health System's ambulatory services network for key specialty service areas including orthopedics, neuroscience and athletic medicine. Dimond was later promoted to vice president, ambulatory services, for Henry Ford Hospital and Medical Group where she was responsible for overall campus operations of specialty and primary care clinics -- an area that included 1,500 faculty physicians and support staff, and generated 500,000 ambulatory visits and $400 million annual net revenue.
Dimond was promoted to senior vice president and COO of Henry Ford Bi- County Hospital in Warren, Michigan in 2005, and later became executive vice president and COO of Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals - Warren Campus, a 203-bed acute care community hospital with osteopathic graduate medical education programs.
Dimond has also served as vice president of patient care for Toledo, Ohio- based ProMedica Health System's Toledo Hospital, a 700-bed hospital with ambulatory clinics, and as assistant dean of finance and administration at Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine and Physician Plan.
Dimond earned a bachelor's degree in Social Work from St. Mary's College, a master's degree in Social Work from Boston College and a master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Michigan.
She continues to hold academic privileges at Michigan State University's School of Medicine and School of Social Work, sits on the boards of Focus Macomb and the Macomb Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the Macomb Chamber of Commerce Membership & Benefits Committee. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at Michigan State University.
McLaren Medical Management, Inc. (MMMI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of McLaren Health Care, manages the corporate ambulatory services network consisting of more than 120 primary and specialty physicians, McLaren Community Medical Centers, McLaren OB/GYN Centers, minor emergency clinics, occupational health centers and freestanding imaging facilities located throughout mid- and southeast Michigan. For the past three years, MMMI's community medical centers have earned the Governor's Award of Excellence for Patient Care Standards in Preventative Medicine.
Recognized by Verispan as one of the top Integrated Health Networks in the nation, McLaren Health Care includes more than 150 locations, 15,000 employees and nearly 3,600 physicians. It includes eight regional hospitals: McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint; Lapeer Regional Medical Center; Ingham Regional Medical Center and Ingham Regional Orthopedic Hospital in Lansing; Bay Regional Medical Center and Bay Special Care Hospital in Bay City; Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center in Mt. Clemens and POH Regional Medical Center in Pontiac. Visiting Nurse Services of Michigan, an award winning home health provider, and McLaren Health Plan, a top rated commercial and Medicaid HMO are also a part of the system.
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CONTACT: Kevin Tompkins of McLaren Health Care, +1-810-342-1173