About Alpena General Hospital

About alpena general hospital

MidMichigan Health is a non-profit organization that provides inpatient and outpatient healthcare services to a region that covers more than 20 counties in northern Michigan. It includes medical centers in Midland, Alpena, Gladwin, Gratiot, and West Branch, as well as physician offices, home care agencies and a variety of other specialty health facilities.

The group also operates a number of community and family service programs, including the Senior Companion Program and the Hospice Volunteer Program. The latter offers comfort and support to families dealing with the end of life and other traumatic circumstances. The program is also supported by the state of Michigan.

During the 2021 Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey, 66% of the patients at MYMICHIGAN MEDICAL CENTER ALPENA said they definitely would recommend the hospital to friends or family. This score was below the national average of 74%.

MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena is a member of the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit watchdog that sets standards for hospital safety and transparency. The organization assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” or “D” grade to hospitals nationwide based on more than 30 national measures of errors, injuries and infections. These measures also include data on the systems that hospitals have in place to prevent these types of events from occurring.

According to the Leapfrog Group, MYMICHIGAN MEDICAL CENTER ALPENA received an A rating. The facility was also rated highly in the categories of ‘Safety of Care’ and ‘Readmissions’. However, it was ranked below the national average for the category of ‘Patient Experience.

MYMICHIGAN MEDICAL Center ALPENA is a Medicare and Medicaid Participating Provider. It accepts multiple insurance carriers, including UnitedHealthcare.

The hospital’s website contains a large amount of useful information, such as a list of accepted insurances, a directory of physicians and contact information for specific departments. In addition, there is a frequently updated blog. There is also a section for patients that answers frequently asked questions and gives tips on how to prepare for hospitalization, what to expect during recovery and more. The site is easy to navigate and can be accessed on both desktops and mobile devices. It also features a social media page where people can connect with other patients and staff.