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NVCH Receives 3 Performance Leadership Awards

Nemaha Valley Community Hospital is excited to announce that they have been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality, Outcomes and Patient Perspective, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.

“These achievements are very gratifying and validates our commitment to providing the best healthcare possible to our community, while maintaining an efficient and effective facility,” said Kiley Floyd, CEO.

The Performance Leadership Awards are determined each year using iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®, the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. Leveraging data from public data sources, the INDEX aggregates data from 50 rural-relevant metrics across eight pillars to derive a single overall percentile rating for all Critical Access Hospitals and Rural & Community Hospitals.

NVCH Awarded 2018 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Nemaha Valley Community Hospital was recently named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.
“This achievement is very gratifying and validates our daily commitment to providing the best healthcare possible to our community, while maintaining an efficient and effective facility,” said Kiley Floyd, CEO.

NVCH Sleep Lab Receives ACHC Accreditation

Nemaha Valley Community Hospital Sleep Lab recently received a three-year accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC).

We congratulate our sleep lab technicians Dawn Osterhaus, RRT Director of Respiratory Therapy and Danielle Dalinghaus, CRT on fulfilling the high standards required for receiving accreditation for the two-bed sleep lab.

To receive the three-year accreditation, the sleep lab was expected meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the ACHC.  The accreditation process involves a detailed inspection of the sleep lab facility and staff.  A comprehensive review is conducted of organizational structure, policies & procedures, compliance with federal/state/local laws, leadership, patients’ rights & responsibilities, fiscal operations, human resource management, provision of care, patient records, quality outcomes, performance improvement, infection control, and patient/employee safety.  At the time of survey, Nemaha Valley Community Hospital Sleep Lab had to demonstrate how they have met compliance with the ACHC Standards for Accreditation. The three-year accreditation validates the quality of care patients in the NVCH sleep lab can expect to receive. Click here to continue reading.