Top 20 Rural Community Hospital
Marion Health in Marion, Indiana was recently named one of the
Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals in the country.
The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) has announced the 20 highest-ranked
prospective payment system hospitals in the country based on an evaluation
by The Chartis Center for Rural Health using iVantage Health Analytics’
Hospital Strength Index. These rural community hospitals were recognized
in an awards ceremony during NRHA’s Rural Hospital Innovation Summit
May 9 in Atlanta.
The determining factors for the top 20 rural community hospitals were based
on eight indices: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality,
outcomes, patient perspectives, costs, charge, and financial stability.
“I am proud of the effort and dedication of those physicians and
members of the Marion Health staff that have placed us in a
position to receive this prestigious designation,” stated Stephanie
Hilton-Siebert, President/CEO. “Our recognition of being in the
top 1% of rural hospitals across the country reflects our ability to deliver
a high level of healthcare to our patients and families now and well into