ACCREDITATIONS & DESIGNATIONS
Marlette Regional Hospital
Diabetes Education: Diabetes Self-Management Training Program
Family Health Care
Daniel Kulick, DO in Brown City, Jabir Akhtar, MD in Marlette, and William Starbird, MD, FAAFP in North Branch
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
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
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 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.