Marion Health has been named a 2022 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital
in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, earning the
designation for the fifth year. This annual award honoring rural hospital
performance is determined by the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital
“Our medical staff and healthcare team strive to provide exceptional
care for our patients each day,” commented Stephanie Hilton-Siebert,
President and CEO. “I’m pleased that the skill and compassion
our medical staff, employees, contracted staff and volunteers consistently
offer to our patients is being recognized for our fifth year.”
Based entirely on publicly available data, the INDEX is the industry’s
most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance.
Utilizing 50 independent indicators, the INDEX assesses performance across
eight pillars of performance that span market, value and finance-based
categories. Hospitals recognized as a Top 100 facility had one of the
100 highest overall scores among all Rural & Community Hospitals nationally.
“Despite unprecedented adversity rural providers continue to display
resiliency and a steadfast commitment to their communities,” said
Michael Topchik, National Leader, The Chartis Center for Rural Health.
“Honoring the Top 100 is one of the highpoints of our year. We are
delighted to recognize the exceptional performance and innovation of this
year’s recipients, particularly in light of the extraordinary challenges
facing America’s rural health safety net.”