Awards and Recognition

Accredited by The Joint Commission
Morrow County Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission. This accreditation means that Morrow County Hospital has demonstrated compliance with organizational, patient care and safety standards. For further information, or to register a complaint, please contact Morrow County Hospital’s Compliance Office at (419) 946.5015. Any patient, family member, employee, medical staff member, or other individual who provides care, treatment, or services, who has concerns about the safety or quality of care provided may contact The Joint Commission’s Office of Quality Monitoring to report any concerns or register complaints about a Joint Commission-accredited healthcare organization by either calling – 800.994.6610 or emailing – Morrow County Hospital will take no disciplinary action when a safety or quality of care concern is given to The Joint Commission.

College of American Pathologists (CAP) accreditationAccredited by the College of American Pathologists
The Morrow County Hospital Lab is accredited by the College of American Pathologists for providing the highest standard of care for all laboratory patients.

Accredited by the American College of Radiology
Morrow County Hospital’s Radiology Department is accredited by the American College of Radiology for providing the highest standard of care for imaging patients.

Accredited by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)
Morrow County Hospital is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for compliance with a comprehensive set of standards. ACHC is a third-party accreditation organization that has developed the highest national standards that providers are measured against in order to illustrate their ability to effectively and efficiently deliver quality healthcare products and services to consumers.

Certified by the American Diabetes Association
Morrow County Hospital’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Program is certified by the American Diabetes Association.

Excellence in Quality
iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health recognized Morrow County Hospital for performance leadership in quality. The hospital has performed in the top quartile for excellence in quality among all acute care hospitals in the nation.

Excellence in Finance
Morrow County Hospital received the Auditor of State Award from the State of Ohio for clean, accurate and timely financial reporting in 2010, 2015, 2018, and 2020.

Rural Health Clinic Status
The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities recognizes MCH Primary Care Cardinal Center, MCH Primary Care Cardington, MCH Primary Care Mt. Gilead and MCH Primary Care Northfield as Rural Health Clinics. These primary care offices meet the qualifications set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to deliver care to insured and other individuals in a medically underserved area.

Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health
Morrow County Hospital has been recognized as a 2023 Top 100 Critical Access HospitalMorrow County Hospital has been recognized as a 2023 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital, and the only hospital recognized in the state of Ohio. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™.

Now in its 13th year, the INDEX has established itself as the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. Leveraging publicly available data, the INDEX is trusted by rural hospitals, health systems with rural affiliates, hospital associations and state offices of rural health across the country to measure and monitor performance across a variety of areas impacting hospital operations and finance.