Dickinson County Healthcare System today announced that its board of directors has signed a Letter of Intent with Bellin Health to explore the possibility of being acquired by Bellin. By joining forces with Bellin, DCHS will be able to fund improvements and expand its services that will enhance its ability to meet the needs of patients, while maintaining its strong local culture. The two entities have a long history of collaboration and both organizations are looking forward to full integration for the benefit of the community.
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Dickinson County Healthcare System (DCHS) and Bellin Health announced today that the organizations will collaborate on the delivery of Radiation Oncology services at Dickinson Memorial Hospital, beginning July 10, 2017.
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Patient Safety Excellence Award™The Patient Safety Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for how well a hospital prevents infections, medical errors, and other complications based on 14 serious, potentially preventable adverse events. Patients receiving care at Patient Safety Excellence Award recipient hospitals have, on average, a lower risk of experiencing patient safety events.
Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™The Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia. Patients who receive COPD or pneumonia treatment at these nationally recognized hospitals have a lower risk of dying.
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™The Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, treatment of gastrointestinal bleeds, treatment for pancreatitis, and small intestine surgeries. Patients who have these treatments or surgeries at these nationally recognized hospitals have a lower risk of dying or experiencing a complication during their hospital stay.
Dickinson County Healthcare System was recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditation agency of health care organizations in the United States.
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The Journey to Excellence program was initiated throughout Dickinson County Healthcare System – both hospital and clinics – approximately a year ago. This comprehensive customer service program has set service standards for all employees and systematically trains staff in engagement techniques and the proper treatment of patients so their healthcare experience is as pleasant as possible.
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The EAM announces the first annual patient safety awards for Michigan hospitals March 18, 2016 – In observing National Patient Safety Awareness Week, the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) announced the recipients of the Hospital Patient Safety Award to eight Michigan hospitals. The Hospital Patient Safety Award recognizes hospitals in Michigan consistently performing high-marks and improvements in patient safety and quality of care. Hospitals can earn two different awards: the Excellence Award and the Improvement Award.
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Year in Review Showcases 2015
Overall 2015 was another year of positive growth and change for Dickinson County Healthcare System. > Read More
To guide and assist Dickinson and Iron county residents to access optimal health care to meet their individual needs.
Our commitment to quality, compassionate health care is highlighted in the stories that our community has shared with us. We are proud of the following stories told by our neighbors and friends. >More Information
8 REASONS TO STAY LOCAL
Dickinson Memorial Hospital is part of the fabric of our community … there is every reason to STAY LOCAL for your healthcare.
Welcome Dr. Jeremy Stayton
Please join us in welcoming Jeremy D. Stayton, M.D. as the newest member to the DCHS medical staff. Joining the staff at the Dickinson Surgery and Endoscopy Services, Dr. Stayton brings to our community his passion for providing Medical Care.
Dickinson County Healthcare System (DCHS) Receives Governor’s Award of Excellence
This award recognizes participants for their dedication and success in improving healthcare quality and patient safety in Michigan. To be eligible for the award, participants must have achieved, maintained and continually improved in specific and rigorous milestones related to the award they received.
YMCA Offering a FREE Diabetes Prevention Program!
This CDC approved program is designed to provide education and a supportive environment for individuals who are at risk for developing diabetes. It’s a 12 month program, led by trained lifestyle coaches, that offers 16 weekly sessions followed by monthly maintenance, all designed to help support YOU in making healthier lifestyle choices.
Congratulations Dickinson Hematology/Oncology Clinic for achieving QOPI Certification.
Michigan Senate passed Resolution No. 197 which recognizes DCHS
Michigan Senate passed Resolution No. 197 which recognizes Dickinson County Healthcare System (DCHS) for its dedicated efforts to improve the quality of health care and patient safety in our community.
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2017 Message from our CEO
“The Best & Safest in the State!”
Dickinson County Healthcare System has been caring for this community for 65 years and we are committed to providing top level healthcare to you and your family.
Our efforts have once again been recognized by The Leapfrog Group when we earned our 10th consecutive “A” Hospital Safety Grade.
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