Published on June 18, 2015

DeWitt, Maquoketa Hospitals Recognized For Quality Of Care By National Group

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) has recognized Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt and Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa for quality of care.

Jackson County Regional Health Center was also selected to the elite list of Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals designated by iVantage Health Analytics. The top 100 were based on ten indices of strength including competitive strength, competitive intensity, market size and growth, population risk, cost, charge, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives, and financial stability.


NRHA designated 60 best practice facilities achieving success in one of three key areas of performance:

•  Quality index: A rating of hospital performance based on the percentile rank across the five categories  of Hospital Compare process of care measures. GMC, DeWitt and Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa each made the top 20 in this index.

•  Patient perspective index: A rating of hospital performance based on the percentile rank on two  Hospital Compare HCAHPS measures (“overall rating” and “highly recommend”).

•  Financial stability index: A rating of hospital performance based on the percentile rank on a set of balance sheet and income statement financial ratios.

Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt is part of Genesis Health System.  Jackson County Regional Health Center is managed by Genesis Health System.

“We are honored to be recognized for quality of care. How we take care of our patients and their successful outcomes is our top priority throughout Genesis Health System,’’ said Curt Coleman, president of critical access hospitals, Genesis Health System.


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