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Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals

The National Rural Health Association recognizes the Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals from list of the Top 100 RCHs as determined by iVantage Health Analytics. The 20 overall winners have achieved success based on the Hospital Strength Index, a nationwide hospital rating system that evaluates rural perspective payment system (PPS) hospital market, value-based and financial measures. The Top 20 RCH winners are honored annually during a luncheon at NRHA's Annual Rural Health Conference and Rural Hospital Innovation Summit.

View the 2016 Top 20 RCH press release.

Review the criteria used to select Top 20 RCHs.
 
2016 Top 20 Rural Community Hospital winners (PPS)


Aurora Lakeland Medical Center - Elkhorn, Wis.
Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County - Two Rivers, Wis.
Bay Area Medical Center - Marinette, Wis.
Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital - Bozeman, Mont.
Childress Regional Medical Center - Childress, Texas
Delta County Memorial Hospital - Delta, Colo.
Gordon Hospital - Calhoun, Ga.
Hawkins County Memorial Hospital - Rogersville, Tenn.
Hill Country Memorial Hospital Inc. - Fredericksburg, Texas
Parkview Huntington Hospital - Huntington, Ind.
Pomerene Hospital - Millersburg, Ohio
Prairie Lakes Healthcare Systems - Watertown, S.D.
Ransom Memorial Hospital - Ottawa, Kan.
Sevier Valley Medical Center - Richfield, Utah
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital - Big Rapids, Mich.
Spectrum Health Pennock - Hastings, Mich.
St Joseph’s Hospital - Breese, Ill.
UPMC Bedford Memorial - Everett, Penn.
Valley View Medical Center - Cedar City, Utah
Yampa Valley Medical Center - Steamboat Springs, Colo.
 
Learn more about iVantage's Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals and Top 100 RCH honorees.

Read iVantage's press release regarding the Top 100 CAHs and RCHs.

For more information about NRHA’s Top 20 recognition program, contact Donna Douglas.