Continuing the Legacy of Award-Winning Health Care

Continuing the Legacy of Award-Winning Health Care

Memorial Hospital has been recognized for the 9th year in a row by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a 2023 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the United States. This annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation's rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX.

Memorial Hospital’s, Roger Reamer, CEO commended the team for this accomplishment. “It is a great honor to be recognized for the 9th year in a row as a leader in health care through the Chartis Center for Rural Health. With over 1,320 critical access hospitals in the US, we take pride in this recognition. But more so, we take pride in the compassion and quality care our team members deliver to our patients each day,” Reamer stated.

"Across the nation, top 100 rural providers continue to service 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 the 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.    


Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital Resources:

The list of this year’s Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals, as well as the 2023 INDEX methodology, can be found at