St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital

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“Combining the best of small town values with national standards of healthcare excellence.”



Chelsea Community Hospital is a 113-bed facility nestled in the woods in the city of Chelsea, Michigan. The facility is ranked among the top hospitals nationwide for inpatient satisfaction.  Chelsea is part of the larger St. Joseph Mercy Health System comprised of seven hospital campuses, and collaborates with St. Joseph Mercy Hospital-Ann Arbor and University of Michigan for increased health resources.

Awards & Recognition:

2015 Press Ganey Associates "Guardian of Excellence Award"

Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™  2015, 2014, 2013 & Outstanding Patient Experience Award 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Outstanding Patient Safety Scores "Straight A's" by The Leapfrog Group

Becker's Hospital Review Top 100 Community Hospitals 2013, 2012

The emergency department sees more than 18,500 patients each year for emergencies ranging from life threatening cardiac arrests and strokes, to major injuries and accidents, to minor injuries. Chelsea’s ED is one of 19 Michigan hospitals that participate in the Guidelines Applied in Practice (GAP) Project, a statewide initiative to standardize emergency cardiac care. Additionally, Chelsea is a member of the Washtenaw/Livingston County Emergency Medical Control Authority, a group comprised of representatives from all area hospitals and emergency transport services working together to develop policies, procedures, and quality assurance activities to provide the best care possible. These collaborative efforts help to ensure high standards of emergency medical services to the surrounding communities. The ED has 25 hours of physician coverage daily, with eight hour and nine hour shifts. There are nine additional hours of nurse practitioner or physician assistant coverage daily during peak times. Clinicians utilize the EMR FirstNet®.

Chelsea, Michigan is just minutes from Ann Arbor and Jackson. Chelsea is close to larger cities while retaining a small-town character and quality of life that attracts young families and those who adore the outdoors. For recreational activities, the traditional Midwestern village is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The famous Waterloo Recreation Area begins at the edge of Chelsea providing 20,000 wooded acres for camping, hiking, swimming, horseback riding, fishing, picnicking, and more. There are more than 50 lakes close to Chelsea with some just a few miles away.

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