Hospital receives patient safety award

Hospital receives patient safety award

IRON MOUNTAIN — An Upper Peninsula hospital has received an award when it comes to the safety of their patients.

Dickinson County Health System in Iron Mountain is the recipient of the 2016 Excellence Award from The Economic Alliance for Michigan. The hospital was one of five hospitals across the state to receive the award.

Dickinson County Healthcare System has submitted patient safety data to The Leapfrog Group since 2012. The hospital received an ‘A’ rating when it comes to rating patient safety the last three years.