Accreditations & Designations

Accred-&-Designation

ACCREDITATIONS & DESIGNATIONS

Marlette Regional Hospital

Diabetes Education: Diabetes Self-Management Training Program

Family Health Care

Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Designation with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM)

Daniel Kulick, DO in Brown City, Jabir Akhtar, MD and Allison Nichol, DO, ATC in Marlette, and William Starbird, MD, FAAFP in North Branch

www.bcbsm.com

BCBSM’s Patient-Centered Medical Home program is the largest of its kind in the country. Physician organizations and their practices and doctors participate in initiatives that support the implementation of PCMH-related tools and processes.

National Association of Rural Health Clinics

Family HealthCare of Brown City, Kingston Family HealthCare, Marlette Family HealthCare, and Mayville Family HealthCare

www.narhc.org

The purpose of the Rural Health Clinics program is to encourage and stabilize the provision of outpatient primary care in underserved rural areas through the use of physicians, physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and certified nurse midwives (CNMs).

Imaging & Diagnostic Services: Computed Tomography (CT), Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound

American College of Radiology (ACR)

www.acr.org

The American College of Radiology gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of imaging quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards, following a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed.

Laboratory & Cardiopulmonary Services

The College of American Pathologists (CAP)

www.cap.org

The College of American Pathologists is a medical society serving more than 18,000 physician members and the global laboratory community. It is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and is the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College advocates accountable, high-quality and cost-effective patient care.