Community Medical Center in Falls City, Nebraska has once again been recognized as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital for 2023. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™.
CMC is proud to be nationally recognized as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in previous years of ; 2022, 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017.
“This achievement is very gratifying. We work hard to provide the best health care possible while maintaining an efficient and effective facility,” said Ryan Larsen, hospital administrator. “While the most important feedback we get is in the lives of our patients and their families, it is nice to have an outside voice tell us we are doing well. I’m very proud of our staff.”
“Across the nation, top 100 rural providers continue to serve as a source of inspiration for hospital leadership teams and staff working diligently every day to improve the delivery of care within their local communities,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, the Chartis Center for Rural Health. “The list of award winners in each category is as geographically diverse as we’ve seen in some time, which is wonderful to see. We’re thrilled to be able to honor the outstanding efforts of Community Medical Center, Falls City and other top performing rural hospitals.”
Now in its 13th year, the INDEX has established itself as the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. Leveraging publicly available data, the INDEX is trusted by rural hospitals, health systems with rural affiliates, hospital associations and state offices of rural health across the country to measure and monitor performance across a variety of areas impacting hospital operations and finance.