The top 20 critical access hospitals have achieved success in one of three 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)”.
Financial stability index: A rating of hospital performance based on the percentile rank on a set of balance sheet and income statement financial ratios.
“Phelps Memorial Health Center is proud of the efforts of its physicians and staff who have contributed to our hospital achieving this designation,” said Mark Harrel, PMHC CEO. “Our results as a top performer in the Critical Access Hospital category means our communities can count on us to deliver the services they need now and in the future.”
Phelps Memorial Health Center is a 25 bed critical access hospital in Holdrege, serving the health needs of the area since 1968. For more information, visit www.phelpsmemorial.com
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