Pikes Peak Regional Hospital (PPRH) announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality, Outcomes, Patient Perspectives, and Financial Stability, reflecting top ten percent performance among all Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) nationally.

PPRH is one of only two CAH recognized in Colorado.

“It is an honor that Pikes Peak Regional Hospital has been recognized as a national leaderfor the exceptional quality, patient outcomes and patient satisfaction we provide,” said Kim Monjesky, hospital CEO. “Our goal is to provide top-rated healthcare to all our patients.Recognition at such a high level is a testimony to our dedicated team of professionals who works tirelessly to assure outstanding patient care.”

The rankings have been designated by the Hospital Strength INDEX™, the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of hospital performance. In partnership with NOSORH, iVantage Health Analytics has developed a data-driven program designed to identify excellence across a broad spectrum of indicators relevant to hospital performance and patient care. The Hospital Strength INDEX™ captures performance metrics for more than 4,000 acute care hospitals, including over 1,300 rural and Critical Access Hospitals. Leveraging data from public data sources, INDEX aggregates data from more than 70 individual metrics to measure hospital strength including quality, affordability, efficiency and patient outcomes, the report is “the industry standard for assessing – and benchmarking – rural and Critical Access Hospital performance” according to iVantage.

“These top performing hospitals should take great pride in this recognition. It showcases their commitment to continuous performance analysis and improvement. It’s an honor to celebrate their achievement as they continue to serve their communities despite the many market, regulatory and financial pressures they face,” said Michael Topchik, senior vice president of iVantage Health Analytics.

“As a region we should be proud of our hospital and its focus on quality healthcare for all. The professionals there, who provide safe, quality care, are at the heart of the hospital’s culture, and this recognition demonstrates that PPRH is achieving the objective of financial sustainability while providing outstanding care,” said Tony Perry, PPRH Board Chair.

About Pikes Peak Regional Hospital:
Pikes Peak Regional Hospital and Surgery Center, is an acute care, critical access, community built hospital specializing in General Surgery, Orthopedics, Women’s Health, Ophthalmology, Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery, Rehabilitation, Urology, Diagnostic Imaging and Senior Health services. The fully equipped Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week providing short wait times and convenient access. The hospital also operates Pikes Peak Family Medicine, a family practice center in Woodland Park and Woodland Park Surgical Associates.

About NOSORH:
The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) was established in 1995 to assist State Offices of Rural Health in their efforts to improve access to, and the quality of, health care for America’s 61 million rural citizens. NOSORH enhances the capacity of SORHs to do this by supporting the development of state and community rural health leaders; creating and facilitating state, regional and national partnerships that foster information sharing and spur rural health-related programs/activities; and enhancing access to quality healthcare services in rural communities

About iVantage Health Analytics:
iVantage is a leading business analytic and advisory services company a unique combination of technology, content, and expert advisory services accelerates decision making for the new healthcare. For more information please visit www.ivantagehealth.com.
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