July 12th, 2017
Last month, ERMC welcomed back DNV GL Healthcare USA, Inc. surveyors. It was a bit of a surprise, as we did not expect them until July or August, and a number of key people were on vacation. It was great to see, however, that once again staff rallied together to provide everything that was required to prove that our organization conforms to the NIAHO Quality Management System standard and Medicare participation requirements.
ERMC had to meet or exceed certain standards for patients in several areas in order to achieve ISO 9001:2008 certification. A successful survey resulting in certification is confirmation of competence and is utilized as a strategic tool to report the consistency and transparency with which a business conducts itself. This formal recognition that we operate according to international standards adds credibility to our hospital and makes us stand out as an exceptional health care provider. It is a distinction that no other ...   Read more...
May 3rd, 2017
The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) identified important issues related to adolescent mental and physical health in our area that caused concern in our community.   These issues prompted a group of local citizens, including ERMC’s Lindsay Peters and Dawn Wartenbe, to form the Eaton Rapids Area Teen Initiative (ERATI).  The members are comprised of both adults and teens who began meeting in the fall of 2016 to discuss the importance of establishing a teen center in Eaton Rapids.  This team of individuals is committed to securing a location, funding, staffing and programming in support of the project.  The vision of ERATI “is for Eaton Rapids area teens to have a place to go that provides enrichment, security and learning during selected hours when school is not in session.”  Their mission “is to provide a safe environment and adult-led, youth-driven programming, tutoring, volunteer ...   Read more...
April 21st, 2017
Our Radiology Department passed the annual FDA Mammography Quality Standards Act inspection with flying colors and our Dietary Department received 100% on their health inspection this week! Our team consistently demonstrates a strong commitment to quality and safety. Thank you all for your dedication. 




-Tim
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March 3rd, 2017
Construction on our 25,000 square feet expansion is coming along nicely! The addition will house the family practice, redicare, physical therapy, sleep center, and behavioral health departments. Some specialty services will also occupy the new space. You can still view the rendering and plans in our main lobby.





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February 10th, 2017
I wanted to take a moment to share that the Salvation Army will be giving away fruits and vegetables every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Eaton Clothing and Furniture Center located at 135 S. Washington Street in Charlotte. This is available to anyone in Eaton County! 


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