St. Andrew’s Health Center named to Top 20 Critical Access Hospital list
St. Andrew’s Health Center in Bottineau was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) for QUALITY in the country.
The Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals, including St. Andrew’s scored best among critical access hospitals as determined by The Chartis Center for Rural Health for QUALITY. The rankings were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA).
The Top 20 Critical Access Hospital winners are those hospitals who have achieved success in performance based on a composite rating. St. Andrew’s award in QUALITY is a rating of hospital performance based on the percentile rank across the indicators of Hospital Compare Process of Care measures.
There are about 1350 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States. By being awarded the Top 20 designation means that the quality of care received at St. Andrew’s is ranked as being in the top 1.5% in the nation.
“We’re very proud of the team here at St. Andrew’s and honored that the community allows us to provide healthcare to those in need,” said Alfred Sams, CEO of St. Andrew’s. “Our results as a Top 20 CAH for QUALITY means our community can count on us to deliver the level of care they need both now and in the future.”