Top Medium Community Hospital
The hospital was named to the 2022 Fortune/Merative 100 Top Medium community hospitals in the United States. Over 900 hospitals are in this category.
CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare Hospitals. We obtained a 5-star rating that is available to the public on the Hospital Compare web site for 2020, 2021 & 2022. The overall rating ranges from one to five stars. The more stars, the better a hospital performed on the available quality measures. The most common overall rating is 3 stars. 13.5% of hospital obtain the 5-star rating. Our current rating is 4 stars.
Overall Rating of the Hospital
This is a standard question established by CMS that is asked of a random number of our patients. 65% of our inpatients in Q1 – Q3 2023 gave us a top score.
ED Overall rating
This is a standard question that is asked of a random number of our ED patients. 70% of our ED patients in Q1 – Q3 2023 gave us a top score.
The Joint Commission
Lake Huron Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Stroke Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.
Based on various patient safety and quality measures we have been awarded a letter grade of an “A” since 2018. The letter grades range from A – F. Only 32% of the hospitals that participate receive an “A” rating.
Patient Safety Excellence Award top 5% for last 5 years.