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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 spring of 2020. The letter grades range from A – F. Only 32% of the hospitals that participate receive an "A" rating. LHMC has received straight A's since fall of 2018.

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%.