Meade District Hospital Earns National Recognition
Joe Denoyer - November 1, 2018 12:18 pm
Meade District Hospital is pleased to announce it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in both Quality and Patient Perspectives, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.
Meade District Hospital is part of the Artesian Valley Health System, a local nonprofit organization in Meade, KS. Tara Ramlochan, Artesian Valley Health System CEO, shares “I am so excited for our hospital to receive this recognition and be named one of our nation’s top performing rural hospitals in quality and patient perspectives. To receive two top performance awards at one time is a wonderful accomplishment. These awards reflect everyone’s hard work and dedication, we are excited to celebrate this achievement.”
The Performance Leadership Awards are determined each year using iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX® (www.ivantageindex.com/hospital-strength-index), the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. Leveraging data from public data sources, the INDEX aggregates data from 50 rural-relevant metrics across eight pillars to derive a single overall percentile rating for all Critical Access Hospitals and Rural & Community Hospitals. The Performance Leadership Awards spotlight top performance in the areas of Quality, Outcomes and Patient Perspective.
“National Rural Health Day is held annually in November.