Guthrie County Hospital Recognized as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health

Guthrie County Hospital announced it has been recognized as a 2023 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™.

“This is such an honor for our facility and an accolade to our staff.  We are fortunate to be able to serve our community with high quality patient care on a consistent basis.  This is a national award across the country and to be able to be a part of the top 100 Critical Access Hospital says a lot about our staff and the care we provide every day,” stated Lisa Wolfe, Interim Co-CEO/Chief Operating Officer of Guthrie County Hospital.

“Across the nation, top 100 rural providers continue to serve as a source of inspiration for hospital leadership teams and staff working diligently every day to improve the delivery of care within their local communities,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, the Chartis Center for Rural Health. “The list of award winners in each category is as geographically diverse as we’ve seen in some time, which is wonderful to see. We’re thrilled to be able to honor the outstanding efforts of these top performing rural hospitals.”

Now in its 13th year, the INDEX has established itself as the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. Leveraging publicly available data, the INDEX is trusted by rural hospitals, health systems with rural affiliates, hospital associations and state offices of rural health across the country to measure and monitor performance across a variety of areas impacting hospital operations and finance.

About Guthrie County Hospital

Guthrie County Hospital is dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of our community through personalized treatment and nurturing care that allows our patients to recover close to home. 

In the healthcare industry, knowing your patients and making sure you have the care and services they want becomes imperative. Guthrie County Hospital has acquired a reputation for delivering dynamic strategies that have impacted the availability of healthcare in the area. We continually assess the needs of our community to develop a strategic approach to providing these needs as the state of healthcare changes.