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OCMC- Smaller with a Bigger Impact

February 29, 2016

According to recent health ratings on ConsumerReports.org, Ouachita County Medical Center is ranked #1 for Hospital Safety. The five main categories that are factored into the score include: avoiding infections, avoiding readmissions, communicating about medications and discharge, appropriate use of chest and abdominal scanning, and avoiding mortality (medical and surgical). OCMC scored a 68 out of 100, followed by Mena Regional Health System (65) and Baptist Health Medical Center- Stuttgart (60).