LCHC Ranks in 80th Percentile, According To Chartis Center for Rural Health

The results are in!  According to Chartis, Lucas County Health Center (LCHC) ranks in the top 20 percent of rural critical access hospitals nationwide, surpassing the 80th percentile mark. This places LCHC among the highest-performing facilities among approximately 1,360 hospitals under the critical access classification.

Three times per year, the Chartis Center for Rural Health releases data about rural providers across the country. This data includes metrics such as inpatient and outpatient market share, quality, patient satisfaction, and finance.  This information is used to assess and benchmark the performance of rural critical access hospitals.

LCHC’s Board of Trustees and its leaders use this data to identify areas of opportunity, develop action plans, and monitor progress. Along with other indicators, the data presented by Chartis is designed to improve the patient experience and the quality of care. By incorporating this information into the strategic plan, LCHC is able to create a roadmap toward success.

“We are incredibly proud of our team and their dedication,” said Brian Sims, Chief Executive Officer. “Our focus is to do all we can to ensure our patients and their families feel just a little bit better going out the door than when they came in. This recognition validates that our clinic and hospital are moving in the right direction.”

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