LRH Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Quality and Patient Perspectives

January 7, 2016

Littleton, NH, September 2015 - Littleton Regional Healthcare today announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality and Patient Perspectives, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation.

LRH Performance Leadership in Quality and Patient Perspectives
From left to right: Jody Brusseau, BHCA, RAC, CPHM, Case Management/Utilization Review Manager; Vicki Herbert, RN, C-MNN, C-EFM, CPST; Kimberly P. Force, RNC, MSN, CPPS, Assistant Clinical Director, Nursing Services; Rae Frazer, RN-BS, Clinical Applications Analyst, Nurse Informaticist; Rebecca Blake, Medical Social Worker; Andrew Courser, RN, BSN, Assistant Nurse Manager, Nursing Services; Eryn Brassard, Operating Room Scheduler; Stephen Goldberg, MD, Hospitalist; Kimberly Ennis, RN, ICU, Medical-Surgical Unit; Brandy Becker, HUC/LNA; Meg Amadon, RN, BSN, CWCN, Infection Prevention and Wound Care Coordinator; Stefanie Wilcox, RN, Medical-Surgical Unit.

"We are honored to be recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the NOSORH for patient quality and perspectives. This places LRH in the top among acute care hospital in the nation. This is the second prestigious award received by LRH in the past few months. It demonstrates how hard our staff is working to make LRH a premiere healthcare facility in Northern New Hampshire. I am proud of the staff at LRH and want to make sure they get the recognition they deserve for their outstanding commitment to high quality patient care." states Warren West, CEO.

The rankings have been designated by the Hospital Strength INDEX™, the industry's most comprehensive and objective assessment of hospital performance. In partnership with NOSORH, iVantage Health Analytics has developed a data-driven program designed to identify excellence across a broad spectrum of indicators relevant to hospital performance and patient care. The Hospital Strength INDEX™ captures performance metrics for more than 4,000 acute care hospitals, including over 1,300 rural and Critical Access Hospitals. Leveraging data from public data sources, INDEX aggregates data from 66 individual metrics into three major categories and 9 pillars to derive a single strength overall rating for each facility.

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