Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Medina Regional Hospital
Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Patient Perspective
Hondo, Texas– Medina Regional Hospital 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 Patient Perspective, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.
Medina Healthcare System CEO Janice Simons says, “I am so proud of our staff and their commitment to quality care. This award represents the patient’s perspectives on the care they receive in the hospital, and it is an honor to be ranked so highly by our patients.”
The Performance Leadership Awards are determined each year using iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®, the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. The Performance Leadership Awards spotlight top performance in the areas of Quality, Outcomes and Patient Perspective among Critical Access Hospitals and Rural & Community Hospitals.
“National Rural Health Day provides the ideal opportunity to spotlight the power of rural and recognize those facilities excelling in Quality, Patient Satisfaction and Outcomes,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, The Chartis Center for Rural Health. “We’re thrilled to partner with NOSORH on this program and commend this year’s recipients who are working diligently to provide quality care within their communities.”
The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) was established in 1995 to assist State Offices of Rural Health in their efforts to improve access to, and the quality of, health care for America’s 61 million rural citizens. NOSORH enhances the capacity of SORHs to do this by supporting the development of state and community rural health leaders; creating and facilitating state, regional and national partnerships that foster information sharing and spur rural health-related programs/activities; and enhancing access to quality healthcare services in rural communities.