Gothenburg Health recognized for Excellence in Quality

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Gothenburg Health recognized for Excellence in Quality

Gothenburg Health has been recognized by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services as a 2023 Rural Provider Excellence in Quality Award recipient. This annual award honors Top 10 overall performance in quality among Nebraska’s 63 Critical Access Hospitals. 

The Rural Provider Excellence in Quality Award utilizes the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX© framework to analyze Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) measures for each of the 63 Critical Access Hospitals in Nebraska. The analysis percentile-ranks performance for each facility across nearly two dozen metrics and those facilities with the 10 highest scores are recognized with the Rural Provider Excellence in Quality Award. 

“Nebraska’s Critical Access Hospitals are deeply invested in high-quality care, and we are proud of the patient experience these facilities and their staff are delivering to rural communities across our state,” said Nancy Jo Hansen, Flex and SHIP Program Manager, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. “We’re delighted to be able to recognize the efforts of those who are setting the standard for hospital quality in rural Nebraska."

“Each year, Nebraska’s Critical Access Hospitals are among the best performing rural hospitals according to our INDEX analysis. We are thrilled to once again partner with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services on this unique award program and recognize the achievements of these Top 10 performers for hospital quality,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, The Chartis Center for Rural Health. 

Gothenburg Health is a premier critical access hospital, and rural health clinic focused on serving the community of Gothenburg and surrounding areas with modern facilities and highly skilled employees. Gothenburg Health completed a 31 million-dollar renovation and expansion in 2018, which includes a state-of-the-art surgical suite, brand-new patient wing, prominent main entry, clinical expansion, advanced imaging suite with in-house MRI, and finally, a medically integrated YMCA. We are proud to not only offer the basics but to provide a wide variety of progressive services that have grown with the needs of our community. Gothenburg Health is dedicated to its mission of being healthcare leaders with unparalleled passion, helping people to live their best lives because we care and we can.

 

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