(OAKES, ND) CHI Oakes Hospital has been named a 2021 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award honoring rural hospital performance is determined by the iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®.
“I couldn’t be prouder of our staff who have shown their resilience, adaptability and commitment to protect our community throughout a global pandemic.” remarked Becki Thompson, President of CHI Oakes Hospital. “It is a reflection of our outstanding medical providers and team members that are dedicated to providing exceptional care close to home to the communities we serve.”
The INDEX is the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. Utilizing 36 independent indicators, the INDEX assesses performance across eight pillars of performance that span from quality, market share, value, and finance based categories. Hospitals recognized as a Top 100 hospital had one of the 100 highest overall scores among all Critical Access Hospitals nationally.
“The Top 100 program continues to illuminate strategies and innovation for delivering higher quality care and better outcomes within rural communities,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, The Chartis Center for Rural Health. “We are delighted to be able to spotlight the efforts of these facilities through the INDEX framework.”