Mobridge Regional Hospital Recognized as Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health

Posted 2/21/23 (Tue)

 Mobridge Regional Hospital Recognized as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital
by The Chartis Center for Rural Health

February 14, 2023 – Mobridge Regional Hospital in Mobridge, South Dakota today announced it has been recognized as a 2023 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™.

“I am so proud of the phenomenal team that we have working at MRH&C!  They are key to our organization’s overarching success…and that success is a testament to our achievement in realizing our Mission, striving towards our Vision, and living our Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Collaboration, and Excellence.”, said John J. Ayoub, CEO of Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics. “It all starts with having such a competent and committed group of engaged team members.  They really are top notch and second to none!”

“Across the nation, top 100 rural providers continue to serve as a source of inspiration for hospital leadership teams and staff working diligently every day to improve the delivery of care within their local communities,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, the Chartis Center for Rural Health. “The list of award winners in each category is as geographically diverse as we’ve seen in some time, which is wonderful to see. We’re thrilled to be able to honor the outstanding efforts of these top performing rural hospitals.”

Now in its 13th year, the INDEX has established itself as the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. Leveraging publicly available data, the INDEX is trusted by rural hospitals, health systems with rural affiliates, hospital associations and state offices of rural health across the country to measure and monitor performance across a variety of areas impacting hospital operations and finance.

Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics (MRH&C) is an award-winning rural health organization headquartered in Mobridge, South Dakota.  Comprised of a 25-bed critical access hospital, four federally certified rural health clinics, a 24-bed assisted living and senior housing center, and a rural ambulance service, MRH&C serves a five-county area with a population of over 20,000.  MRH&C employs over 215 dedicated professionals and has trauma designations in both North and South Dakota.

Mobridge Regional Hospital was established in 1959 by community leaders dedicated to providing the finest possible care to Walworth County and the surrounding region. Today, Mobridge Regional Hospital offers medical, surgical, obstetrical, intensive care/coronary care, emergency room, and swing bed services.  They also offer a full CLIA certified laboratory and state of the art radiology department with services ranging from 3D mammography, 40 slice CT, MRI, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and full body bone density testing. Mobridge Regional Hospital has a fully equipped cardiac & pulmonary rehabilitation center and a broad range of inpatient, outpatient and surgical services. Some of these services include sleep studies, home health services, same day surgery, community health services, telemedicine with various community education programs and visiting specialists.