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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. 74% of our inpatients in Q1 & Q2 2021 gave us a top score. CMS threshold is 71.6%.

Would Recommend our Hospital

This is a standard question established by CMS that is asked of a random number of our patients. 71% of our inpatients in Q1 & Q2 2021 gave us a top score.

ED Overall rating

This is a standard question that is asked of a random number of our ED patients. 60% of our ED patients in 2020 gave us a top score.

Leap Frog

Based on various patient safety and quality measures we have been awarded a letter grade of an "A" for spring and fall of 2020 and the spring of 2021. 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 and retains this honor.

Catheter Associated Urine Track Infections (CAUTI)

Our rate for all inpatient units in 2020 was one, Q1 & Q2 of 2021 is one.

Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)

Our rate for all inpatient units in 2020 was one, Q1 & Q2 of 2021 is zero.

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 2020 and first half of 2021 is 85%.