Mercy Health Hackley Earns Designation for Maternity Care

BDCplus-MaternityCareMercy Health Hackley Receives Special Designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan: Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care

In April 2016, Mercy Health Hackley received a coveted Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Hospitals receiving this award based on multiple factors, such as:

• Caring for early term infants who face higher risks of infant death and respiratory ailments, including respiratory distress syndrome, pneumonia and respiratory failure
• Caring for babies who have a higher rate of admission to Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
• Employing evidence-based practices of care
• Initiating programs to promote successful breastfeeding
• Have been found to be at least 20 percent more cost-efficient

Congratulations to all colleagues who made this designation possible.

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