Centura Mercy Hospital Recognized as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health

February 16, 2023

[DURANGO, COLO.] – Centura Mercy Hospital announced it has been recognized as a 2023 Top 100 Rural & Community 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™.

“Providing high quality health care in the Four Corners region is our top priority at Centura Mercy Hospital,” stated Brandon Mencini, CEO of Centura Mercy Hospital. “Our team is dedicated to addressing the unique health care needs of our rural community, creating accessible care for the mind, body and spirit and partnering to provide care beyond our walls into the community with unique programs and partnerships.”

“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.

Mercy was also recognized as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital in 2016, 2018 and 2019.