100 top rural and community hospitals

Here is a list of the 2017 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the U.S., according to The National Rural Health Association's Rural Health Policy Institute, iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health.

The release of the top 100 rural and community hospitals this year expands on research presented as part of the 2017 Rural Relevance Study: Vulnerability to Value from The Chartis Group.

The hospitals that are named to this list are top performers in managing risk, achieving higher quality, securing better outcomes, increasing patient satisfaction and operating at a lower cost than their peers, according to the report.

Here are the top 100 rural and community hospitals, organized by state.

*Note: Becker's Hospital Review did not determine the hospitals included on this list. 

Alabama
Russell Hospital (Alexander City)

Arkansas
Baxter Regional Medical Center (Mountain Home)

North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (Harrison)

Colorado
Delta (Colo.) County Memorial Hospital

Montrose (Colo.) Memorial Hospital

Sterling (Colo.) Regional MedCenter

Georgia
Crisp Regional Hospital (Cordele)

Hawaii
Wilcox Memorial Center (Lihue)

Iowa
Skiff Medical Center (Newton)

Spencer (Iowa) Municipal Hospital

Trinity Regional Medical Center (Fort Dodge)

Illinois
CGH Medical Center (Sterling)

McDonough District Hospital (Macomb)

St. Joseph's Hospital (Chicago)

Indiana
Henry Country Memorial Hospital (New Castle)

King's Daughter's Health (Madison)

Major Hospital (Shelbyville)

Marion (Ind.) General Hospital

Memorial Hospital (South Bend)

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center (Jasper)

Schneck Medical Center (Seymour)

Kansas
Ransom Memorial Hospital (Ottawa)

Via Christi Hospital Pittsburgh (Kan.)

Kentucky
Clark Regional Medical Center (Winchester)

Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center (Leitchfield)

Massachusetts
Baystate Franklin Medical Center (Springfield)

Maryland
University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton (Md.)

Maine
Northern Maine Medical Center (Fort Kent)

Penobscot Bay Medical Center (Rockport)

Michigan
Alpena (Mich.) Regional Medical Center

Chippewa County War Memorial Hospital (Sault St. Marie)

Hillsdale (Mich.) Hospital

Huron Medical Center (Bad Axe)

Munson Healthcare Cadillac (Mich.) Hospital

Spectrum Health Ludington (Mich.) Hospital

Tawas St. Joseph Hospital (Tawas City)

Minnesota
District One Hospital (Faribault)

Lake Region Healthcare (Fergus Falls)

Mayo Clinic Health System – Albert Lea (Minn.)

Winona (Minn.) Health Services

Missouri
Mercy Hospital Washington (Mo.)

Ozarks Medical Center (West Plains)

Montana
Bozeman (Mont.) Deaconess Hospital

Kalispell (Mont.) Regional Medical Center

St. James Healthcare (Butte)

St. Peter's Hospital (Helena)

North Carolina
Carteret General Hospital (Morehead City)

Nebraska
Faith Regional Health Services (Norfolk)

Fremont (Neb.) Health Medical Center

Regional West Medical Center (Scottsbluff)

New York
Alice Hyde Medical Center (Malone)

Ohio
Knox Community Hospital (Mount Vernon)

Mercer County Joint Township Community Hospital (Cold Water)

Mercy Tiffin (Ohio) Hospital

Oklahoma
Duncan (Okla.) Regional Hospital

Mercy Hospital Ardmore (Okla.)

Oregon
Mercy Medical Center (Roseburg)

Sky Lakes Medical Center (Klamath Falls)

Willamette Valley Medical Center (McMinnville)

Pennsylvania
Bradford (Pa.) Regional Medical Center

Indiana (Pa.) Regional Medical Center

JC Blair Memorial Hospital (Huntingdon)

Jameson Memorial Hospital (New Castle)

UPMC Bedford Memorial (Everett)

UPMC Northwest (Seneca)

Warren (Pa.) General Hospital

South Carolina
Waccamaw Community Hospital (Murrells Inlet)

South Dakota
Avera Queen of Peace (Mitchell)

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital (Yankton)

Avera St. Luke's Hospital (Aberdeen)

Avera St. Mary's Hospital (Pierre)

Brookings (S.D.) Health System

Prairie Lakes Hospital (Watertown)

Spearfish (S.D.) Regional Hospital

Tennessee
Cumberland Medical Center (Crossville)

Wellmont Hawkins County Memorial Hospital (Rogersville)

Texas
Childress (Texas) Regional Medical Center

Hill Country Memorial Hospital (Fredericksburg)

Knox County (Texas) Hospital

Peterson Regional Medical Center (Kerrville)

Seymour (Texas) Hospital

Utah
Ashley Regional Medical Center (Vernal)

Castleview Hospital (Price)

Cedar City (Utah) Hospital

Garfield Memorial Hospital (Panguitch)

Sevier Valley Medical Center (Richfield)

Virginia
Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital (Nassawadox)

Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital (South Boston)

Vermont
Brattleboro (Vt.) Memorial Hospital

Central Vermont Medical Center (Berlin)

Northwestern Medical Center (Albans City)

Washington
Olympic Medical Center (Port Angeles)

Wisconsin
Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics (Wisconsin Rapids)

Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County (Two Rivers)

Bay Area Medical Center (Marinette)

Holy Family Memorial (Manitowoc)

West Virginia
Davis Memorial Center (Elkins)

Wyoming
Campbell County Memorial Hospital (Gillette)

SageWest Healthcare (Riverton)

Sheridan (Wyo.) Memorial Hospital

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