CCH&HS Performance Leadership Award 2021 - Top quartile performance in Quality

Chadron Community Hospital & Health Services

Receives Performance Leadership Award for Quality

Chadron, NE, November 9, 2021 – As part of the 2021 National Rural Health Day celebration, Chadron Community Hospital and Health Services today announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) with a Performance Leadership Award in Quality.

The Performance Leadership Awards utilize the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX®, the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. INDEX data is trusted by rural hospitals, health systems with rural footprints, 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.

“I am thankful for the hard work of everyone in taking good care of our community.  Being a Quality Leader comes from the efforts of every department in an organization.  The quality of care is being noticed and appreciated not just by our patients, but on a nation level,” Nathan Hough, CEO CCH&HS.

“We are proud to mark this year’s National Rural Health Day by recognizing rural hospitals’ steadfast commitment to serving their communities and delivering high quality care,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, The Chartis Center for Rural Health. “In the face of tremendous challenges, these top quartile performers continue to exemplify the power of rural and create a blueprint for excellence in quality, outcomes and patient perspectives.”

Chadron Community Hospital and Health Services in Chadron, Nebraska provides quality health care to the Panhandle of Nebraska and surrounding communities. This Critical Access Hospital provides medical and surgical care, obstetrics and newborn care, emergency care, and rehabilitation services. Also available are a wide range of visiting specialists, who come to Chadron to see their patients, bringing specialist care closer to home.

Media Inquiries:

Lea Griese
Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator
Chadron Community Hospital and Health Services

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For more details about The Chartis Center for Rural Health and the Hospital Strength INDEX, contact Billy Balfour at