Facility among Top 25 Percent of Rural U.S. Hospitals
Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital has been honored by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health for overall excellence in quality for scoring in the top 25 percent among all acute care hospital in the nation.
“Our focus as a community hospital is to provide the best care possible to patients and it’s rewarding to be recognized for what we do on a daily basis,” said Wild Rose CEO Dawn Shuman. “Working in a rural environment isn’t always easy in healthcare, but we continually strive to improve what we do every day.”
The rankings were designated by the Hospital Strength INDEX, the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of hospital performance. In partnership with National Organization of State Office of Rural Health, iVantage Health Analytics developed a data-driven program designed to identify excellence across a broad spectrum of indicators relevant to hospital performance and patient care. The Hospital Strength INDEX captures performance metrics for more than 4,000 acute care hospitals, including over 1,300 rural and critical access hospitals. Leveraging data from public data sources, the INDEX aggregates data from 66 individual metrics into three major categories and nine pillars to derive a single strength overall rating for each facility.
“Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital should take great pride in this recognition. It showcases their commitment to continuous performance analysis and improvement,” said Michael Topchik, senior vice president of iVantage Health Analytics.
For more than 100 years, ThedaCare™ has been committed to finding a better way to deliver serious and complex healthcare to patients throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The organization serves over 200,000 patients annually and employs more than 6,800 healthcare professionals throughout the region. ThedaCare has seven hospitals located in Appleton, Neenah, Berlin, Waupaca, Shawano, New London and Wild Rose as well as 35 clinics in 14 counties. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving our specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs as well as a foundation dedicated to community service. Construction of ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center in Appleton is underway. For more information, visit www.thedacare.org or follow ThedaCare on Facebook and Twitter.