It’s hometown care with bigtime results: Mercy Hospital Paris has been recognized as one of the best small hospitals in the country.
The Chartis Center for Rural Health has named Mercy Hospital Paris as a 2023 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. The award recognized the hospital for achieving higher quality, securing better health outcomes, increasing patient satisfaction and operating at a lower cost than its peers.
“Across the nation, top 100 rural providers continue to serve as a source of inspiration for hospital leadership teams and staff working diligently every day to improve the delivery of care within their local communities,” said Michael Topchik, national leader of the Chartis Center for Rural Health. “The award winners in each category are as geographically diverse as we’ve seen in some time, which is wonderful to see. We’re thrilled to be able to honor the outstanding efforts of these top performing rural hospitals.”
Mercy Hospital Paris is a 13-bed critical access hospital serving Logan County. Along with the 24-hour emergency room, the hospital offers many services to the community, including laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy and physical therapy, as well as access to specialists using secure video links that enable patients to be seen virtually.
“We are so grateful for our Paris providers and co-workers, who work together as a team to provide exceptional care for this community,” said Juli Stec, vice president of operations at Mercy. “Our patients – many of whom are friends, family and neighbors – get the very best, most compassionate care. This recognition is a wonderful acknowledgment of the work they do every single day.”
The annual recognition program is based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance index. Now in its 13th year, the index measures and monitors performance using publicly available data across a variety of areas impacting patient care, hospital operations and finance.
Mercy Hospital Paris is at 500 E. Academy St., Paris. Phone: 479.963.6101