Your Community Hospital is now a Top 100 Hospital.
Rochelle Community Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation’s 2013 HealthStrong™ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals.
What is HealthStrong™?
The designation was made by iVantage Health Analytics when it released its latest rankings of the top performing Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Based on the company's Hospital Strength Index™, the rankings help to identify the nation's best rural safety-net institutions with a comprehensive scorecard that evaluates market conditions, clinical and operational performance and qualitative outcomes.
What is the Hospital Strength Index™?
The Hospital Strength Index™ is a comprehensive rating system that serves as a detailed market intelligence, strategy, planning and performance benchmarking tool. It compares over 4,400 U.S. general acute-care hospitals (including the more than 1,300 rural and critical access hospitals) across a continuum of financial, value-based and market-driven performance indicators.
What is a Critical Access Hospital?
A Critical Access Hospital is certified to receive cost-based reimbursements from Medicare. As a recognized HealthStrong™ hospital, Rochelle Community Hospital can continue to provide outstanding healthcare through the reimbursements received.
Only One of Five in Illinois!
The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) recently announced that Rochelle Community Hospital is one of five HealthStrong™ hospitals in Illinois. According to Pat Schou, Executive Director of ICAHN, "Small and rural hospitals play a critical role in providing efficient and effective healthcare that is on par with other larger suburban and urban counterparts. The five critical access hospitals in our network have excelled in meeting new and difficult demands."