NRHA: Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals in US 2017

The National Rural Health Association has selected its top 20 rural community hospitals in the nation for 2017.

Hospitals were evaluated according to their respective ratings on the Hospital Strength Index, a national hospital rating system that relies on publicly available data sets to evaluate hospitals based on their inpatient and outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives, costs, charges and stability.

Here are NRHA's top 20 rural community hospitals in the nation for 2017, listed alphabetically.

  1. Avera Queen of Peace Hospital (Mitchell, S.D.)
  2. Bozeman (Mont.) Health
  3. Brookings (S.D.) Health System
  4. Campbell County Health (Gillette, Wyo.)
  5. Castleview Hospital (Price, Utah)
  6. Cedar City (Utah) Hospital
  7. Central Vermont Medical Center (Berlin, Vt.)
  8. Chippewa County War Memorial Hospital (Sault Sainte Marie, Mich.)
  9. Kalispell (Mont.) Regional Medical Center
  10. Major Health Partners (Shelbyville, Ind.)
  11. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center (Jasper, Ind.)
  12. Mercy Medical Center (Roseburg, Ore.)
  13. MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena
  14. Montrose (Colo.) Memorial Hospital
  15. Northern Maine Medical Center (Fort Kent)
  16. Olympic Medical Center (Port Angeles, Wash.)
  17. Peterson Regional Medical Center (Kerrville, Texas)
  18. Sheridan (Wyo.) Memorial Hospital
  19. St. James Healthcare (Butte, Mont.)
  20. St. Peter's Hospital (Helena, Mont.)

To view the full list, click here.

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