Published on May 09, 2016

Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt A Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt, has been named one of iVantage Health Analytics’ Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States.

“This recognition reflects the exceptional efforts of our physicians and staff,’’ said Curt Coleman, president of critical access hospitals, Genesis Health System. “We value this recognition because of what it means for our patients.

“Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt is providing high quality services efficiently with outstanding patient outcomes.’’

Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt scored in the top 100 of rural and community hospitals on iVantage’s Hospital Strength INDEX®. The INDEX is the industry’s most comprehensive rating of rural and Critical Access Hospitals.

The results recognize that the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals play a key role in providing a safety net to communities across America – measuring them across more than 70 different performance metrics, including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability, population risk and efficiency.

The list of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals and more information about the study can be found at www.iVantageINDEX.com.

“Rural healthcare encompasses more than 60 million Americans and the facilities which comprise our Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals play a vital role in ensuring the long-term sustainability of the rural health safety net,” said Michael Topchik, senior vice president of iVantage Health Analytics. “Our data analysis  shows that this group of top performers exhibits a focused concern for their community benefits and needs, regardless of scale, reimbursement and people’s ability to pay."

Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt is a 13 bed not-for-profit hospital located in DeWitt, Iowa since 1952. Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt is dedicated to providing complete health care services to the residents of DeWitt and surrounding communities. GMC, DeWitt provides health care that is close, convenient, and the hospital is an integral part of the community.

As a member of Genesis Health System, Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt can offer patients access to extended services that a community hospital otherwise might not provide. Services available include an emergency department, surgical, laboratory, radiology and therapy.

    
About iVantage Health Analytics
iVantage Health Analytics (iVantage) is a leading provider of healthcare analytic and decision support tools. Health system and hospital leadership teams across the country rely on the company’s software and services to deliver customized insights on clinical and financial performance, strategic planning, market assessment and contract optimization. Employing a full array of public, private and proprietary data, iVantage tools and solutions - from dashboards and preformatted reports, to industry and custom guided analytics - are designed to help its clients move from data to action. In addition, iVantage analytics and tools are the basis of continuing thought leadership and insight in the areas of healthcare policy and research. Learn more at iVantageHealth.com


About Genesis Health System
Genesis Health System, its affiliates and partners, offer a continuum of health care services for a 12-county region of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. Our affiliates include: Acute and tertiary hospital care at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport and DeWitt, Iowa and at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis and Genesis Medical Center, Aledo, Ill.; home health and hospice services through Genesis VNA and Hospice; Genesis Workplace Services, including occupational health, employee assistance program and wellness services for employers and their employees; the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House; senior living communities offering rehabilitation and long-term care; Genesis Health Group, with nearly 170 primary care providers and specialists; the Genesis Quad Cities  Family Practice Residency program; Genesis Psychology Associates; three Genesis Convenient Care clinics; and Genesis Home Medical Equipment.  Partners include Genesis Medical Park, Crow Valley and Spring Street Surgical Center, Davenport and Genesis Imaging Centers.  Genesis manages Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa, Iowa. Genesis is one of the largest employers in the Quad Cities region with more than 4,800 employees.  For more information, visit our Web site at www.genesishealth.com.

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