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

MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (Jan. 30, 2024) – Saint Joseph Mount Sterling has announced it has been recognized with a 2023 Performance Leadership Award for excellence in Outcomes. 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.

“We are deeply honored to be acknowledged with the prestigious 2023 Performance Leadership Award for exceptional Outcomes at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling," said John Yanes, president, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling. "This accolade is a testament to the tireless dedication and exemplary efforts of our outstanding staff. Saint Joseph Mount Sterling remains steadfast in our commitment to providing the utmost quality care to our community. The recognition from the Chartis Center for Rural Health serves as a powerful affirmation of our relentless pursuit of excellence in health care.”

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 Mount Sterling

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling is a 42-bed community hospital located in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. Established in 1918, the facility serves residents of Montgomery, Bath, Menifee, Powell and Rowan counties. An investment of $60 million opened the current facility in 2011.

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

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling 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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