Awards & Recognition

Lake Huron Medical Center Awards and Accreditations

A number of health care quality organizations have recognized Lake Huron Medical Center (LHMC) with awards and accreditations over the past few years. These awards clearly demonstrate our commitment to providing the highest quality care in the region.
  • LHMC is accredited by The Joint Commission.

  • LHMC has received a three-year, Level III trauma center designation from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (2019).

  • The Leapfrog Group - LHMC received an "A" in hospital safety from the Leapfrog Group (A-F grade scale - Fall 2018, Spring 2019 and Fall 2019).

  • Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2019)

  • Rated four stars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (2019)

  • LHMC has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (2019).

  • American College of Radiology Accreditation - LHMC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (2019).

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has selected LHMC as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

  • American College of Radiology Accreditation - LHMC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation for nuclear medicine (2018).

  • American College of Radiology Accreditation - LHMC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation for radiation therapy (2018).

  • Commission on Cancer and the American College of Surgeons - The LHMC Cancer Center continues to receive Outstanding Achievement Award and been recognized as the "Best in Cancer Care" by the Commission on Cancer and the American College of Surgeons for another three-year term of accreditation (2017).

  • Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care (2016)

  • Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Program (2016)

  • LHMC is certified through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to provide Diabetic Self-Management Training and is accredited by American Association of Diabetes Educators

  • Commission on Cancer and the American College of Surgeons - The LHMC Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer and the American College of Surgeons.

  • Michigan Stroke Network - The LHMC Emergency Department is certified through the Michigan Stroke Network.