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.

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.

Community Outreach Awards
  • 2008 American Heart Association –Platinum Level Start! Fit Friendly Innovative Award
  • 2009 Ohio Hospital Association Prestigious David Hendershot Rural Health Promotion Award
  • 2009 American Heart Association – Platinum Level Start! Fit Friendly Innovative Award – recognized for consecutive two years
  • 2009 American Hospital Association – Recognized & published Grand Health Challenge for Health Promotion
  • 2010 Awarded Ohio Hospital Association Grant for Grand Health Family Challenge 2011
  • 2011 Awarded Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant for 2011 Grand Health Family Challenge 2012
  • 2016 American Heart Association – Fit Friendly Innovative Award, Gold Level
Home Health & Hospice Awards
  • 2006-2010 Home Care Elite, OCS Home Care & Decision Health
  • 2011 Outstanding Home Health Aide Award, West Central Ohio Home Health Organization
  • 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
  • 2013 Home Care Elite
  • 2013 Daily Point of Light Award for Hospice Volunteers
  • 2013 Level One for “We Honor Veterans” program
  • 2014 Home Care Elite
  • 2015 Home Care Elite Award of Excellence
Transitional Care Unit
  • Perfect Survey Award presented by The Ohio Academy Nursing Homes 2011
  • Recognized by Ohio Health Care Association for Deficiency free survey 2010
  • Ranked 4th in the State of Ohio in patient satisfaction survey conducted by the Department of Aging – 2011
  • Ranked 5 Star in "Nursing Home Compare" CMS. 2010-2012 for Overall Rating, Health inspections, and Staffing
  • State of Ohio Patient Satisfaction Survey, top 20 – 2013
  • 2014 Recognition for Inpatient Services TCU deficiency free survey
  • TCU 5-Star Rating
Wound Care Center
  • 2013 Center of Distinction and Excellence from Healogics
  • 2014 Center of Distinction: Robert A Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award Healogics President’s Circle
  • 2015 Center of Distinction:  Robert A Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award
  • 2016 Center of Distinction: Robert A Warriner III, MD Center of Excellence Award
  • 2016 President’s Award for Exception Customer Service and Exemplifying the Grand Experience
Premier Health Care Alliance
  • Rated in the Top 1% of all hospitals in the United States for Quality Care in 2007 and 2009
Information Systems
  • Health Care’s Most Wired 2013 – Most Improved
  • Health Care’s Most Wired 2014 – Most Improved
  • Health Care’s Most Wired 2015 – Most Improved
  • Health Care’s Most Wired 2016 – Small & Rural
  • Health Care’s Most Wired 2017
New Vision Medical Laboratory
  • 2014 – Re-certification by HFAP
Patient Center Medical Home (PCMH) – Level 2 (2014 – 2017)
  • 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 – 2014-2019
Emergency Department
  • 2015 DNV Acute Stroke Ready Certification
  • 2016 Women’s Choice Award for Emergency Department
  • 2017 Women’s Choice Award for Emergency Department
Birthing Center
  • 2015 Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies, One Star Award
  • 2015 Anthem Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care
  • 2016 Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies; Maternity Care Best Practice Award
Medical Imaging
  • 2016 ACR Accreditation in MRI
  • 2016 ACR Accreditation in CT
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

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.

Press Ganey, Top 5% for Customer Satisfaction Awards

Emergency Department
  • 2 Q 2010
  • 3 Q 2010
  • 4 Q 2012
Cardiac Services
  • 1 Q 2011
  • 2 Q 2011
  • 3 Q 2011
  • 1 Q 2012
  • 3 Q 2012
  • 4 Q 2013
Home Health
  • 2 Q 2010
  • 1 Q 2012
  • 3 Q 2012
  • 1 Q 2013
ASU
  • 1 Q 2011
  • 2 Q 2011
  • 3 Q 2011
  • 4 Q 2011
  • 1 Q 2012
  • 2 Q 2012
  • 3 Q 2012
  • 4 Q 2012
  • 1 Q 2013
  • 2 Q 2013
  • 3 Q 2013
  • 4 Q 2013
Rehab Services
  • 1 Q 2011
  • 2 Q 2011
  • 4 Q 2011
  • 1 Q 2012
  • 4 Q 2013
Pulmonary Respiratory
  • 1Q 2011
  • 3 Q 2011
  • 2 Q 2012
  • 3 Q 2012
  • 4 Q 2012
  • 4 Q 2013
  • 2Q 2014
  • 2Q 2014
Outpatient
  • 1 Q 2011
  • 2 Q 2011
  • 1 Q 2012
Interventional Lab
  • 3Q 2011
  • 1 Q 2012
  • 2 Q 2012
  • 1 Q 2013
  • 2 Q 2013
Medical Imaging
  • 1 Q 2012
  • 2 Q 2012
Sleep Center
  • 4 Q 2011
  • 2 Q 2012
  • 3 Q 2012
  • 1 Q 2013
  • 3 Q 2013
Grand Lake Primary Care @ St. Marys
  • March 2010
  • June 2010
  • December 2010
  • April 2011
  • July 2011
  • August 2011
  • October 2011
  • March 2012
  • June 2012
  • August 2012
Grand Lake OB/GYN
  • May 2009
  • August 2009
  • October 2012
  • November 2012
Wapakoneta Primary Care @ Wapakoneta Medical Center
  • July 2009
  • October 2009
  • March 2010
  • December 210
  • April 2011
  • May 2011
  • June 2012
  • July 2012
Grand Lake Family Practice & Pediatrics
  • April 2012
  • 3Q 2014
Reichert General Surgery
  • October 2011
  • March 2012
  • July 2012
  • September 2012

Healthgrades

Cardiac Care
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 9 Years in a Row (2005-2013)
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 3 Years in a Row (2011-2013)
Pulmonary Care
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award in 2013
  • Ranked in the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services in 2013
  • Five-Star Recipient for Overall Pulmonary Services for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for 7 Years in a Row (2007-2013)
General Surgery
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award in 2013
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades General Surgery Excellence Award in 2013
  • Ranked in the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall GI Services in 2013
  • Ranked in the Top 10% in the Nation for General Surgery in 2013
  • Ranked #8 in Ohio for GI Services in 2013
  • Ranked #4 in Ohio for General Surgery in 2013
  • Ranked in the Top 10 in Ohio for GI Services in 2013 (Ranked 8 in 2013)
  • Ranked in the Top 5 in Ohio for General Surgery in 2013 (Ranked 4 in 2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Cholecystectomy in 2013
Critical Care
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for 5 Years in a Row (2009-2013)

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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