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Sturgis Hospital Recognized For Performance Leadership In Outcomes
Tuesday Dec 05, 2017 10:32am

By: Mike Stiles

(STURGIS) – Sturgis Hospital has received a national recognition.

The Chartis Center for Rural Health, iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health recognized Sturgis Hospital for overall excellence in outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.

Sturgis Hospital CEO Rob LaBarge says this shows something they have known for years, which is small hospitals are not lacking in quality.

The rankings are determined each year using iVantage Health Analytics' Hospital Strength Index, the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. In partnership with NOSORH, iVantage Health Analytics has developed a data driven program that is designed to identify excellence across a broad spectrum of indicators relevant to hospital performance and patient care.

The Hospital Strength Index captures performance metrics for all rural and critical access hospitals. Leveraging data from public data sources, Index aggregates data from more than 50 individual metrics into three major categories and eight pillars to derive a single strength overall rating for each facility.


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