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MCH Named in Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in U.S.

healthstrong-hospital-top-100-critical-access-hospitalPeterborough – iVantage Health Analytics has released its latest rankings of the top performing Critical Access Hospitals as determined by the company’s Hospital Strength Index™. Monadnock Community Hospital was named in the top 100. Organizations recognized by this award are the nation’s best rural safety-net institutions. The Hospital Strength Index compares over 4,400 U.S. general acute-care hospitals (including the more than 1300 rural and critical access hospitals) across a continuum of financial, value-based and market-driven performance indicators.

Findings of the iVantage Health Analytics study on the nation’s Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) shed new, multi-dimensional light on the characteristics of the Top 100 performing CAHs. The 2013 “Benchmark Performance for Critical Access Hospitals” study is a trending study of the rural hospital industry.

“Now more than ever, small and rural hospitals play a critical role in meeting the health care needs of their local communities with efficiency and excellence. The Hospital Strength Index reflects the multiple challenges of running a hospital such as MCH when compared against standards of excellence which meet the industry’s consensus,” said Peter Gosline, President and CEO of MCH.

The Hospital Strength Index™
A national ratings and analytics program developed by iVantage Health Analytics, rates 4,400+ US general acute care hospitals, including the 1,300+ Critical Access Hospitals. The Index is based on eight performance categories measuring 56 different performance metrics. The Index offers hospital executives, boards of directors and communities an objective way to measure their relative performance internally and among their peers.

About iVantage Health Analytics
iVantage Health Analytics™ is a privately held healthcare business intelligence and technology company serving more than 500 hospitals across the United States. The company provides business intelligence solutions by integrating disparate market, clinical, operational, and financial data into a single, enterprise-wide platform to support executive level decision-making. For more information, visit www.iVantageHealth.com.

Monadnock Community Hospital is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital offering medical, surgical and Intensive Care, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, and Mental Health services. In addition, a wide variety of outpatient services are available, including an extensive Primary Care Network, Wellness, Cardiac and Physical Rehabilitation Services, 24-hour Emergency Care, a fully equipped laboratory and an extensive Radiology department. MCH is blessed with strong leadership and a dedicated medical community that allows us to meet the ever-changing requirements of today’s healthcare environment. As that environment changes, MCH is also committed to changing and providing the communities we serve with appropriate and innovative programs.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Phil McFarland
Manager Marketing & Communications
Monadnock Community Hospital
(603) 924-4653
Philip.McFarland@mchmail.org