Awards and Honors

Memorial Healthcare has been recognized nationally and on a state level by industry leaders for excellence in meeting or exceeding patient care standards as well as for its use of technology to address patient care, patient safety, and service quality.

Patient Care/Safety:

  • Leapfrog A Safety Grade (Spring 2018)
  • Quality Oncology Practice Initiative – American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Our Cancer Center is accredited by American College of Surgeons (ACS) with Commendation
  • Patient Centered Medical Home (Physician Office Practices) – as recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    • Usman Ahmed, DO; Mary Makey, PA-C, Tamara Platner, PA-C (Perry Family Practice)
    • Richard Rankl, MD; Konstance Kasimos, MD; Diane Gutchak, DNP; Brian McArthur, DNP, AGNP-C (Durand Family Health Center)
    • Barbara Gurden, DO; Jonathan King, MD; Cindy Reichert-Brooks, RN, MSN, FNP-BC (Laingsburg Primary Care)
    • Anthony Patsy, DO; Krisha Horger, RN, MSN, FNP-BC; Brett Gurden, PA-C (Arnold Medical Clinic in Owosso)
    • Roy Small, DO (Dr. Small’s Office in Chesaning)
    • Wanda Iza, MD, Marzia Woodside, MSN, FNP (Shiawassee Family Medicine in Owosso)
    • David Huff, DO (Ovid-Elsie Family Health Care in Ovid)
    • Carolyn Ebert, MD; Thomas Teal, MD; Marcus Feldpausch, PA-C (Chesaning Family Medicine)
    • Timothy Oliver, MD; Marcos Iza, MD; Kristina Yaklin, DNP (Memorial Northside Family Medicine in Owosso)
    • Carol Vorenkamp-Cooper, DO (Memorial Family Medicine in Owosso)
    • Oscar Macal, MD; Antonio Santiago, MD (Internal Medical Associates of Owosso)
    • Maria Budai, MD (Pediatric and Adolescent Services in Owosso)
    • Michael Kramer, DO; Julie Creighton Sovis, DO, Bethany Pavon, FNP (Memorial Pediatric Clinic in Owosso)
  • Joint Commission – Hospital, Home Health, and Memorial Medical Associates employed physician practices
  • College of American Pathologists Commission on Laboratory Accreditation
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Michigan Department of Community Health
  • Blue Care Network – Category A classification
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Association – Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care


  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)
    • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
      • Mammography
      • Breast Ultrasound
      • Stereotactic Biopsy
    • CT Services
    • MRI Services
    • Nuclear Medicine


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