Community Hospital of Anaconda Recognized as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health

[February 22, 2023] – Community Hospital of Anaconda in Anaconda, Montana today announced it has been recognized as a 2023 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™.

“It’s a representation of our talented team,” stated JoEllen Villa, CHA Chief Executive Officer. “Community Hospital of Anaconda’s commitment to quality is clear as a ten-time recipient of this prestigious award,” Villa said. “We appreciate the dedication of the CHA team and appreciate the opportunity to partner with our patients on their healthcare journey. Providing exceptional patient care is the commitment we make to the communities we serve.”

“Across the nation, top 100 rural providers continue to serve 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 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.

Community Hospital of Anaconda is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital in Anaconda, Montana. In the spirit of our rich heritage, we provide a caring environment responding with excellence to the health care needs of those we serve. Respecting the dignity and recognizing the worth of each person is the foundation of our commitment to care. Community Hospital of Anaconda – Care for a Lifetime.