KHC Honored by the Chartis Center for Rural Health as a 2022 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

KNOXVILLE, IA – Knoxville Hospital & Clinics (KHC) announced for the third year in a row it has been recognized as a 2022 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™.

“This award is meaningful to us, especially during these challenging times,” said Kevin Kincaid, KHC CEO. “I could not be prouder of our staff. For the past two years, they have risen to the challenge of caring for and protecting the health of our communities with resilience and flexibility. I am truly humbled and honored to work alongside these amazing individuals.”

Over the course of the last 12 years, the INDEX has established itself as the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. KHC is proud to have earned this award based on strong financial metrics, quality scores, safety, and customer service.

“Despite unprecedented adversity rural providers continue to display resiliency and a steadfast commitment to their communities,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, The Chartis Center for Rural Health. “Honoring the Top 100 is one of the highpoints of our year. We are delighted to recognize the exceptional performance and innovation of this year’s recipients, particularly in light of the extraordinary challenges facing America’s rural health safety net.”

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics is a non-profit community hospital serving Marion County and the surrounding area. Named a “Top 100 Critical Access Hospital” and Voted as Best of Red Rock Area’s “Best Place to Work” and “Best Hospitality”, KHC’s highly skilled medical staff and specialists provide personal, compassionate, and innovative quality health care to patients. For more information regarding this release and other happenings at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, call the Public Relations office at (641) 842-1485.