Quality Measures

Quality Measures

Overall Rating of the Hospital

  • This is a standard question established by CMS that is asked of a random number of our patients. 75% of our inpatients in 2018 gave us a top score. CMS benchmark is 85%.

Would Recommend our Hospital

  • This is a standard question established by CMS that is asked of a random number of our patients. 73% of our inpatients in 2018 gave us a top score. CMS benchmark is 87%.

ED Overall rating

  • This is a standard question that is asked of a random number of our ED patients. 66% of our ED patients in 2018 gave us a top score. CMS benchmark is 82%.

Leap Frog

  • Based on various patient safety and quality measures we have been awarded a letter grade of an "A" for the fall of 2018. The letter grades range from A – F. Only 32% of the hospitals that participate receive an "A" rating.

Blue Distinction for Knee and Hip replacement

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield companies recognize select doctors, hospitals and other healthcare facilities as Blue Distinction® for the safe, effective care they provide to their patients. Lake Huron Medical Center received this distinction in 2018.

Catheter Associated Urine Track Infections (CAUTI)

  • Our rate for 2018 was zero per 1000 catheter days.

Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)

  • Our rate for 2018 was zero per 1000 central line days.

Computer Physician Order Entry (CPOE) – Medications

  • CPOE helps to ensure that the right medication, right dose, right route, and right frequency is ordered. Our rate for 2018 was 83%.