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Pipestone County Medical Center Named to National Top 100 List

Pipestone County Medical Center Named to National Top 100 List

PIPESTONE, MN (Feb. 23, 2022) – Pipestone County Medical Center (PCMC) was listed among the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States for 2022 as named by the Chartis Center for Rural Health.

“PCMC is proud to receive this recognition,” said Bradley Burris, CEO of Pipestone County Medical Center.  “Our goal has always been to serve the needs of our customers and patients with compassionate, quality care.  It means a lot to us to be recognized in this way, and we are thankful to the Chartis Center for Rural Health for rewarding us with this honor,” he added.
Awarded honorees are determined by the results of iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®. To determine the 2022 list, the Chartis Center used the Hospital Strength Index, which assesses performance in eight areas: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspective, cost, charge, and financial efficiency.
Hospitals recognized as a Top 100 facility had one of the 100 highest overall scores among all rural and community and critical access hospitals nationally.
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About Pipestone County Medical Center (PCMC)

Pipestone County Medical Center is a Critical Access Hospital offering a complete range of inpatient and outpatient services.  Pipestone County Medical Center is part of Avera Health and works with Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Pipestone County Medical Center and Family Clinic will meet the region's health needs by providing quality, personalized health services for the best value.  We will achieve our mission by collaborating with others, by serving our customers' and patients' needs and expectations, by acting with integrity, respect, and compassion, and by practicing sound financial stewardship.

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