Munson Healthcare To Integrate Operations With Little Traverse Primary Care

Munson Healthcare and Little Traverse Primary Care have signed a letter of intent to integrate business operations.

They say the effective date of clinic integration is slated for January 1, 2022.

The clinic will operate as Munson Healthcare Little Traverse Primary Care.

Officials say Munson Healthcare plans to utilize space within the Little Traverse Primary Care clinic for visiting specially care providers and ancillary services.

“The business of healthcare has changed tremendously over the past 20 years, and exponentially over the past two years,” said Thomas Loomis, MD, founding partner at Little Traverse Primary Care. “It has become evident to our organization that if we want to continue to practice patient care in a traditional model, partnering with a large health system and all is has to offer is essential. We are confident that our alignment with Munson Healthcare will bring increased access to both primary and specialty care providers for our community in addition to enhanced services.”

Laura Glenn, Vice President of Munson Healthcare’s Provider Network stated, “We are thrilled to support the Harbor Springs community and look forward to serving the patients of Little Traverse Primary Care. We are honored to be working with the outstanding team at Little Traverse Primary Care. Dr. Loomis, Dr. Walker and team have delivered exceptional patient care to the community over the past 25 years, and we look forward to supporting that care well into the future.”

Officials say clinic providers and staff, with the exception of Dr. Loomis and Dr. Wendy Walker, will transition to employees of Munson Healthcare in January.

Dr. Loomis and Dr. Walker will continue to operate the MDVIP practice at a new location in Petoskey.