Accreditation's Demonstrate Quality
All four medical Centers in Alma, Clare, Gladwin and Midland are accredited by the Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization. This signifies that MidMichigan's Medical Centers demonstrate a commitment to quality and safety. Learn more about how the Joint Commission helps hospitals measure quality. Our medical centers also participate in quality improvement programs with the Michigan Peer Review Organization, such as Medicare's national voluntary hospital reporting initiative.
MidMichigan Home Care is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) and is Medicare-certified. Medicare.gov provides a tool that enables you to compare the quality of MidMichigan and other home health agencies.
The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer has designated the Medical Center in Midland as an Approved Community Hospital Cancer Program. This means the Medical Center provides of a full range of diagnostic, treatment and supportive cancer services. In November 2016, MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot's cancer program was granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. To earn this accreditation, cancer programs must meet 34 quality care standards, be evaluated every 3 years through a survey process and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care.
The Breast Health Program at MidMichigan's Center for Women's Health has been accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. This designation is given only to centers that have undergone a rigorous evaluation and performance review, demonstrating compliance with NAPBC's standards.
Our diabetes education program, which was established as the first program in the state in 1985, is certified by the Michigan Department of Community Health as a Michigan Certified Diabetes Self-Management Education Program. MidMichigan's diabetes program also has been awarded "recognition" by the American Diabetes Association in accordance with the National Standards for Diabetes Patient Education Programs.
MidMichigan laboratories are accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) as well as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) with a certificate of accreditation according to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
MidMichigan Regional Imaging is accredited in Magnetic Resonance Imaging by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This accreditation is awarded to facilities that achieve high practice standards, and is based on a peer-review evaluation.
All of MidMichigan Health's mammography facilities have received the American College of Radiology (ACR) accreditation.
The MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland pharmacy is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists® for its post-doctorate residency program, the only one in Michigan north of Interstate 96.
Since 1994, the Non-invasive Vascular Lab at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland has been accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL). We are the only hospital-based department north of Flint to have this accreditation.