Loring Hospital Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital 2nd Year in a Row

Loring Hospital in Sac City was recently named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.

Loring public relations director Nancy Houska says the achievement is very gratifying and validates Loring’s daily commitment to providing the best healthcare possible to the community, while maintaining an efficient and effective facility. Loring has received the award for the second year in a row.

Loring Hospital scored in the top 100 of Critical Access Hospitals on iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength Index, an objective assessment of rural provider performance. the results are the basis for many of rural healthcare’s most prominent awards, advocacy efforts and legislative initiatives.

The Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals play a key role in providing a safety net to communities across America – and the index measures facilities across eight pillars of hospital strength… Inpatient Share Ranking, Outpatient Share Ranking, Cost, Charge, Quality, Outcomes, Patient Perspective, and Financial Stability.

Loring was named one of 14 critical access hospitals in Iowa for this award.