Awards & 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:

    • Quality Oncology Practice Initiative - American Society of Clinical Oncology
      • 3-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practice
    • Cancer Center - Accredited by American College of Surgeons (ACS) with Commendation - accreditation with Commendation is the highest level awarded by the ACS
  • 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; Gerri Hagadon, DNP; 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, Andrea Miller, RN, MSN, FNP-BC (Arnold Medical Clinic in Owosso)
      • Roy Small, DO (Dr. Small's Office in Chesaning)
      • Adriana Raus, MD; Wanda Iza, MD, Diana Hayes, CFNP (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)
      • Stacey Carr, NP (Owosso Internal Medicine)
      • 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, DO, Bethany Pavon, FNP (Memorial Pediatric Clinic in Owosso)


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


  • Meaningful Use Stage 2 - One of only 17% of the nation's hospital to achieve this status

Memorial Healthcare is also recognized by the following organizations for meeting and/or exceeding patient care standards and safety processes:

  • 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 for Memorial Healthcare's Physical Therapy Department
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Association - Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care (Family Birth Place)