Community Hospital of Anaconda Named Top 100 Hospital for 4th Consecutive Year by iVantage HEALTHSTRONG™

Community Hospital of Anaconda was recently named one of the iVantage HEALTHSTRONG Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States. This is the fourth consecutive year CHA has been recognized by iVantage. CHA is the only Critical Access Hospital in Montana to receive this prestigious designation in 2014.

"Community Hospital of Anaconda is extremely proud to earn this recognition for the last four years" stated Steve McNeece, Chief Executive Officer. "I am very grateful to our employees and medical staff who work hard every day to achieve exceptional quality and safety for our patients. This award reassures the Montana communities we serve that award winning healthcare is delivered right here in our hospital."

CHA scored in the top 100 of Critical Access Hospitals on the iVantage Hospital Strength INDEX™. The INDEX is the industry's most comprehensive rating of US acute care hospitals, and the only one to include the country's 1,300 CAHs.

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"The culture of teamwork, collaboration, compassion and quality are the foundations of our service to our communities" said McNeece, "and we will diligently strive to improve on a continual basis."

Recipient of the Quality Achievement Award for 10 years in a Row

For the Tenth year in a row, CHA was a recipient of Highest Quality Award from the Mountain Pacific Quality Health Foundation! Our clinical team of physicians, nurses and other staff has done a tremendous job. A special thanks to Jamie Johnson Vice President of Nursing and JoEllen Villa Vice President of Quality/Regulatory Compliance in providing leadership regarding Clinical Quality.

Other Awards

Innovation in Healthcare Award from the Montana Hospital Association - 2006, 2007, 2008

Quality Award from the Montana Rural Healthcare Performance Improvement Network - 2005 - 2013

Stroke Recognition Award from the Montana Cardiovascular Health Program - 2011

Silver Award for Compliance with Patient Safety Practices from the Yellowstone Insurance Exchange - 2011