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Minneola Health Care Named to Top 20 Critical Access Hospital List

Minneola Healthcare HCSEC 2017Minneola District Hospital #2 in Minneola, Kansas was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) for Best Practice Recipients – Quality in the country.

The Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals, including Minneola District Hospital #2, scored best among critical access hospitals on iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength Index for Best Practice Recipients – Quality. The rankings were announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). An awards ceremony will be held during NRHA’s Critical Access Hospital Conference in September in Kansas City, Missouri.The Top 20 Critical Access Hospital “winners” are those hospitals that have achieved success in the overall performance based on a composite rating from nine indices of strength: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, population risk, cost, charge, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives and financial stability. This group was selected from iVantage’s Top 100 CAH list, released earlier this year.

Minneola Healthcare HCSEC 2017 6The Top 20 Critical Access Hospital “winners” are those hospitals that have achieved success in the overall performance based on a composite rating from nine indices of strength: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, population risk, cost, charge, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives and financial stability. This group was selected from iVantage’s Top 100 CAH list, released earlier this year.“It is important for Minneola Health Care to meet the needs of Minneola and the communities we serve,” said Debbie Bruner, CEO/administrator of the Minneola District Hospital.

“It is important for Minneola Health Care to meet the needs of Minneola and the communities we serve,” said Debbie Bruner, CEO/administrator of the Minneola District Hospital.Those hospitals that have been recognized as Top 20 Critical Access Hospital “best practice recipients” have achieved success in one of two key areas of performance:

Those hospitals that have been recognized as Top 20 Critical Access Hospital “best practice recipients” have achieved success in one of two key areas of performance:
Quality Index: a rating of hospital performance based on the percentile rank across the five categories of Hospital Compare Process of Care measures;
Patient Perspective Index: A rating of hospital performance based on the percentile rank on two Hospital Compare HCAHPS measures (“Overall Rating” and “Highly Recommend)”.

Learn more about the Minneola District Hospital by checking the website: www.minneolahealth.comThe National Rural Health Association is a nonprofit organization working to improve the health and well being of rural Americans and provides leadership on rural health issues through advocacy, communications, education and research. NRHA membership is made up of 21,000 individuals and organizations, all of whom share the common bond of an interest in rural health. For more information, visit RuralHealthWeb.org.