Friday, March 29, 2013
For the second consecutive year, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital has been named one of the “Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals” in the country by iVantage Health Analytics, a health care business intelligence and technology company.
“This recognition is the result of our physicians, nurses and staff who go above and beyond every day,” said Ed Freysinger, chief executive of the Columbia Gorge Service Area
The Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals, including Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, scored best among critical access hospitals on iVantage’s “Hospital Strength Index.”
In this second-ever comprehensive rating, the results recognize the 100 critical access hospitals that are the safety net for communities across America, measuring them across 56 different performance metrics. Providence Hood River is the only hospital in Oregon to be recognized.
Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital ranked in the 94th percentile for quality, patient satisfaction and affordability.
“At Providence, we focus on providing quality health care, with positive outcomes – something we could not do without the support of all our community health care providers,” Freysinger said.
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