Bronson LakeView Hospital Receives Governor's Award of Excellence

Published on May 22, 2019

Bronson LakeView Hospital Receives Governor's Award of Excellence


Bronson LakeView Hospital is pleased to announce it has received MPRO’s 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence for outstanding achievement in effective quality reporting and measurement in a critical access hospital setting. MPRO is a nonprofit organization and national leader in healthcare quality improvement and medical review. It is committed to improving the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.

To be eligible for the recognition, participants must have achieved, maintained and continually improved in a specific and rigorous milestone related to quality and safety. At Bronson LakeView Hospital, data showed that from 2017 through 2018, the number of eligible patients who were assessed and administered flu shots increased from 92 percent to nearly 100 percent.

“We are fortunate to be able to partner with Bronson LakeView Hospital and all the other dedicated organizations across the state of Michigan,” said MPRO President and CEO Leland Babitch, MD, MBA. “To be able to recognize these outstanding accomplishments with the Governor’s office highlights the importance of improving healthcare quality in our state.”

Cheryl Knapp, RN, Bronson’s senior vice president and chief quality officer, adds, “This honor is a wonderful example of Bronson’s passion for raising the bar in order to provide exceptional care for our patients and their families.”

Bronson Battle Creek and Bronson Methodist hospitals also received the award. For more information about the Governor’s Award of Excellence, including a list of winners, visit