Award Winning Care

We strive every day at Joint Township Hospital and the Grand Lake Health System to deliver the highest of quality care. Thanks to you, we are the recipient of many outstanding quality, customer satisfaction, and innovative technology awards. Below highlights many of those honors.

Medicare 5 Star Rated Hospital

The 5 Star rating (the only 5 Star hospital within a 50-mile radius) is a quality recognition for how well a hospital keeps its patients healthy or treats them when they're sick. It also recognizes good quality care that is centered around doing the right thing at the right time, in the right way, for the right person and getting the best possible results. To view Medicare's Hospital Compare, click here.

national certified gold safe sleep champion

Joint Township District Memorial Hospital achieved the highest certification level of Gold Safe

 Champion through our commitment to community leadership for best practices and education on infant safe sleep through the development of a hospital policy, staff training, parent education, implementing a wearable blanket program, becoming a Cribs for Kids partner, and a pledge to participate in ongoing audits and community outreach programs

The Women’s Choice Award

The Women’s Choice Award is recognized as The Voice of Women. The Award seal represents the extraordinary power and significance of today’s female consumer through their collective voice in determining the most recommended brands, products and services.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

ACR Accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging. By being awarded the gold seals of ACR Accreditation, hospitals demonstrate to patients, payers and referring physicians that we are committed to providing the safest and best quality care possible.

The MRI Accreditation Program evaluates staff qualifications, quality control, MR safety policies and image quality. Accreditation is required for providers that bill for MRI under part B of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.

Computerized Tomography (CT)

ACR Accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging. By being awarded the gold seals of ACR Accreditation, hospitals demonstrate to patients, payers and referring physicians that we are committed to providing the safest and best quality care possible.

The CT Accreditation Program involves submission of clinical and phantom images, dose measurements and scanning protocols. Accreditation is required for providers that bill for CT under part B of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.

 

2019 Healthy worksite bronze level award

The Healthy Worksite Award recognizes Ohio employers who demonstrate a commitment to employee wellness through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. Applicants are scored on the extent their wellness programs facilitate and encourage employee health, enhance productivity and ensure a healthy work environment.

Community Outreach Awards
  • 2016 American Heart Association – Fit Friendly Innovative Award, Gold Level
  • 2011 Awarded Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant for 2011 Grand Health Family Challenge 2012
  • 2010 Awarded Ohio Hospital Association Grant for Grand Health Family Challenge 2011
Home Health & Hospice Awards
  • 2019 Home Care Elite, Decision Health & Ability
  • 2017 CAHPS Hospice Survey, Scores Significantly Exceed National Average
  • 2017 Certified Hospice and Pallative Nurse (CHPN) - Jane Steinemann
  • 2015 Home Care Elite Award of Excellence
  • 2014 Home Care Elite
  • 2013 Home Care Elite
  • 2013 Daily Point of Light Award for Hospice Volunteers
  • 2013 Level One for “We Honor Veterans” program
  • 2012 Community Service Award, Otterbein (Hospice)
  • 2012 President’s Award for Customer Satisfaction
  • 2012 Home Care Elite Award
  • 2012 Home Care Elite Top 500 Agencies Nationwide
  • 2011 Outstanding Home Health Aide Award, West Central Ohio Home Health Organization
Transitional Care Unit
  • CMS Nursing Home Compare 5-Star Rating of Nursing Homes (2020)
  • National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative Quality Improvement Champion (Mar 2019)
  • 2018 Quality Improvement Champion Award from Health Service Advisory Group
  • 2017 Certificate of Excellence from Health Service Advisory Group
  • 2017 Recognition for Inpatient Services TCU Deficiency free survey
  • Ohio Nursing Home Quality Care Collaboration Recognition Program
    • Certificate of Excellence Gold Criteria (May 2017)
    • Certificate of Distinction Platinum Criteria (September 2017)
  • Performance Improvement at the Bronze and Silver Level (May 2017)
  • Health Services Advisory Group (HSAAG) Certificate of Achievement for Quality Assurance
  • Ohio Nursing Home Compare 4-Star Overall Rating and a 5-Star Rating for Quailty Measures
Wound Care Center
  • 2018 Robert A Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award
  • 2017 Robert A Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award
  • 2016 Center of Distinction: Robert A Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award
  • 2016 Healogics Center of Distinction Award
  • 2015 Center of Distinction:  Robert A Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award
  • 2015 Healogics Center of Distinction Award
  • 2014 Center of Distinction: Robert A Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award Healogics President’s Circle
  • 2014 Healogics Center of Distinction Award
  • 2013 Center of Distinction and Excellence from Healogics
  • 2013 Healogics Center of Distinction Award
  • 2012 Healogics Center of Distinction Award
 
Information Systems
  • Health Care’s Most Wired 2017
  • Health Care’s Most Wired 2016 – Small & Rural
  • Health Care’s Most Wired 2015 – Most Improved
  • Health Care’s Most Wired 2014 – Most Improved
  • Health Care’s Most Wired 2013 – Most Improved
New Vision Medical Laboratory
  • 2018 - Recertification by HFAP
  • 2014 – Recertification by HFAP
Patient Center Medical Home (PCMH) – Level 3 (2017 – 2020)
  • Miami & Erie Family Practice & Pediatrics
  • Grand Lake Primary Care at St. Marys
  • Grand Lake Primary Care at St. Marys - Wheatland
  • Grand Lake Family Practice & Pediatrics
  • Wapakoneta Primary Care
Diabetic Education
  • Outpatient Diabetes Self-Management Education Certificate of Recognition for meeting national standards, from American Diabetes Association – 2019-2023
  • CDC Full Recognition for Diabetes Prevention Program - 2019-2021
Emergency Department
  • 2019 DNV Acute Stroke Ready Certification - deficiency free survey
  • 2018 DNV Acute Stroke Ready Certification
  • 2018 Women’s Choice Award for Emergency Department
  • 2016 Women’s Choice Award for Emergency Department
  • 2017 Women’s Choice Award for Emergency Department
Birthing Center
  • 2019 Anthem Q-HIP Maternity Measures – 100% Achievement
  • 2019 Ohio First Steps for Health Babies, Two-Star Award
  • 2019 Gold Safe Sleep Champion Certification, National Safe Sleep Hospital
  • 2018 Maternity Care Best Practice Award from ODH and OHA and the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies Program
  • 2016 Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies; Maternity Care Best Practice Award
  • 2015 Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies, One Star Award
  • 2015 Anthem Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care
Medical Imaging
  • 2019 American College of Radiology, Reaccreditation in CT
  • 2019 American College of Radiology, Reaccreditation in MRI
  • 2018 American College of Radiology, Reaccreditation in 3D Mammography
Surgery Center
  • 2015 Completed 24 new ambulatory surgery rooms.
  • 2015 Completed 2 new endoscopy rooms.
  • 2016 Completed upgrade to the OR rooms and surrounding adjacent areas
  • 2015 Anticoagulation Clinic started
Geriatric Psychiatric Center
  • 2018 Horizon Health Patient Outcome Award
  • 2017 Clear Passage Geriatric Pyschiatric Center Opened
Pharmacy
  • 2019 Pharmacy of the Year Best Practice Award Winner
  • 2019 Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Top 10%
  • 2018 Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Top 10%
  • 2018 Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Best Pratice Site
  • 2015 Anticoagulation Clinic Started
Physician Practices 
  • 2019 Certificate of Recognition for exemplary practice from the Grand Lake Practice Transformation Network
  • 2018 Letter of Commendation for high quality, high level care and improving the patient experience from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Quality
  • 2018 OHA HINN (Hospital Improvement and Innovation Network) awards for Effective Management/Goal Attainment and Mentorship
  • 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award
  • 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award
  • 2016 OHA HEN (Hospital Engagement Network) 2.0 awards for Rapid Implementation, Effective Practice and Achievement
Volunteers
  • 2017 Certified Administrator of Volunteer Services (CAVS) 

Miami & Erie Medical Center construction completed.

We have invested significantly in the building during the past ten years including completing a new Women’s Center, Laboratory, Wound Care Center with two hyperbaric chambers, a Neurology Center, Sleep Center and the Miami & Erie medical Center in Minster.

 

Grand Lake Health System and Joint Township District Memorial Hospital are the preferred choice for healthcare in the Grand Lake region.  For additional information, visit the Grand Lake Health System at www.grandlakehealth.org.

Grand Lake Health System
200 St. Clair Street, St. Marys,
Ohio 45885-2400
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