Providence Medical Center Recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital
Providence Medical Center in Wayne, Ne today announced it has been named a 2020 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award honoring rural hospital performance is determined by the results of iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2020.
“We are proud to share, this is the second consecutive year that PMC has received this ranking and the 3rd time in the past 5 years,” said Jim Frank CEO Providence Medical Center.”
There are approximately 1300 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation, and this ranking places PMC in the top 8% in the country.
Based entirely on publicly available data, the INDEX is the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. Utilizing 50 independent indicators, the INDEX assesses performance across eight pillars of performance that span market-, value- and finance-based categories. Hospitals recognized as a Top 100 facility had one of the 100 highest overall scores among all Critical Access Hospitals nationally.
“The Top 100 Critical Access Hospital award program reminds us that rural providers haven’t lost touch with their mission and are committed to delivering better quality, better outcomes and better patient satisfaction,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, The Chartis Center for Rural Health.