UP Health System - Marquette earns national distinction as one of US hospitals with lowest pneumonia readmission rates

June 29, 2016

June 29, 2016 - 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. 

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