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Top 100 CAH Award Again in 2022

Madison Regional Health System has been recognized as a 2022 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. 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™. The INDEX™ assesses healthcare facilities on eight pillars of performance including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, cost, charge, financial efficiency, and market share.

While success throughout all eight pillars was attained, Madison Regional Health System boasts most their superiority in quality and patient satisfaction ratings. Despite national and local challenges over the last couple of years, receiving this elite award continues to prove that Madison Regional Health System is committed to providing quality healthcare close to home.

“Again this year, our outstanding employees and supportive communities made it possible to be ranked in the top 100 of all Critical Access Hospitals in the nation. Having a Critical Access Hospital in our community means that individuals in Madison and surrounding communities have one less barrier in receiving quality healthcare. The barrier removed by Madison Regional Health System has life-saving implications and generational impacts on the health of our communities. Only in striving to provide quality healthcare can we provide exemplary patient satisfaction. It is important to Madison Regional Health System to provide safe, effective, patient-centered, efficient, and equitable healthcare to all patients,” said Tammy Miller, CEO, FACHE, Madison Regional Health System.

“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.”

Over the course of the last 12 years, 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 footprints, 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.