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Saint Joseph Berea Recognized for Performance Leadership by The Chartis Center for Rural Health

BEREA, Ky. (Jan. 30, 2024) – Saint Joseph Berea announced it has been recognized with a 2023 Performance Leadership Award for excellence in Outcomes and Patient Perspective. Compiled by the Chartis Center for Rural Health, the Performance Leadership Awards honor top quartile performance (i.e., 75th percentile or above) among rural hospitals in Quality, Outcomes and/or Patient Perspective.

"It is an honor for Saint Joseph Berea to be recognized with a prestigious 2023 Performance Leadership Award for excellence in Outcomes and Patient Perspective,” said John Yanes, president, Saint Joseph Berea. “This achievement is a testament to the unwavering dedication and hard work of our exceptional staff each and every day. At Saint Joseph Berea, we are committed to providing the highest quality care to our community, and this award from the Chartis Center for Rural Health reaffirms our commitment to excellence.”

The Performance Leadership Awards are based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX®, the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. INDEX data is relied upon by rural hospitals, health systems with rural footprints, hospital associations and state offices of rural health around the country to measure and monitor performance across several areas impacting hospital operations and finance.

“Wherever we go in rural America, we witness first-hand the commitment, determination, and compassion with which rural hospitals serve their communities. Rural health care truly is mission-driven,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, The Chartis Center for Rural Health. “This National Rural Health Day, let us recognize the efforts of this year’s Performance Leadership Award winners and all those driven to deliver high quality care throughout rural communities.”

For more details about the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX, contact Billy Balfour at [email protected].

About CHI Saint Joseph Health

CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 100 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes, home health agencies and an ambulatory Care Center. The hospitals in CHI Saint Joseph Health are Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to providing a wide array of services toward a goal of building a healthier future for all. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About Saint Joseph Berea

Saint Joseph Berea is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Berea, Kentucky. Established in 1898 on the grounds of Berea College, the facility serves residents of Madison, Estill, Garrard, Jackson and Rockcastle counties. Saint Joseph Berea recognizes the importance of family, friends and familiar surroundings in the healing process and provides a breadth of services so that getting first-rate care doesn’t have to mean being far from home.

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Saint Joseph Berea announced it has been recognized with a 2023 Performance Leadership Award for excellence in Outcomes and Patient Perspective.

Saint Joseph Berea announced it has been recognized with a 2023 Performance Leadership Award for excellence in Outcomes and Patient Perspective.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

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