Local hospital earns recognition

Local hospital earns recognition

MARQUETTE — UP Health System – Marquette is one of three hospitals in Michigan to earn a distinction for the nation’s lowest pneumonia readmission rates.

The announcement comes from Becker’s Infection Control & Clinical Quality, who compile CMS data to monitor these 30-day readmission rates.

The study names 51 hospitals in the US with the lowest readmission rates in pneumonia cases, all below the national average of 16.9%. Becker’s Hospital Review is a publication of Becker’s Healthcare, and is a leading healthcare industry publication based in Chicago, IL.