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Published on January 17, 2018

Medical Center Receives 5-Star Rating for Quality

MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot has received a 5-Star Rating for Overall Quality from Medicare.gov’s Hospital Compare December release. The Medical Center is one of 337 U.S. hospitals, out of 4,000, to earn this rating.

The overall rating summarizes up to 57 quality measures reflecting common conditions that are treated at hospitals, such as heart attacks or pneumonia. It also demonstrates how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the U.S.

“It takes incredible teamwork to deliver the high level of quality care that our patients deserve,” said Marita Hattem-Schiffman, president, MidMichigan Medical Centers in Alma and Mt. Pleasant. “I’m so proud of our employees, healthcare providers and volunteers for their dedication to our patients. The hard work of everyone here at MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot is reflected in this recognition of our commitment to quality.”

In addition to its 5-Star Rating, the Medical Center was recognized for exceeding the national average in safety of care, readmissions and patient experience.

MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot, a 96 licensed-bed hospital located in Alma, has provided care for Gratiot and Isabella Counties and surrounding areas since 1955. More than 130 physicians and mid-level practitioners serve on the active medical staff in 21 different medical specialties. MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot also provides an urgent-care clinic and 24-hour emergency department. There are more than 600 employees and 250 volunteers. The Medical Center is also accredited by The Joint Commission.