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8/27/2015 12:00:00 AM CENTRAL
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Becker's Hospital Review Names 50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know

For the first time, Becker's Hospital Review has published a list of "50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know" in the United States.


This list features critical access hospitals that have demonstrated excellence in caring for their communities. Providing quality healthcare in a rural setting presents its own set of specific challenges, but these organizations are rising above to meet the needs of their patients.


The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on awards and recognitions they have received. Specifically, the team looked at iVantage Health Analytics' list of Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals, the National Rural Health Association's list of Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals, patient satisfaction scores from CMS' Hospital Compare and various Healthgrades awards.


Perry County Memorial Hospital (PCMH.) is one of the 50 hospitals in the country to receive this prestigious award.  PCMH was one of only two hospitals in Missouri to receive this award.  PCMH has been named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by iVantage Health, as well as, a Top 20 Critical Access Hospital by the National Rural Health Association.  The full list can be read here:  Organizations must be named and cannot pay for inclusion on this list.

Perry County Health System, dba Perry County Memorial Hospital (PCMH), is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, Critical Access Hospital located in Perryville, Missouri.  Perry County Health System includes Perry County Memorial Hospital, the physician practices found on the PCMH campus, PFCC West, PCMH Counseling Center, Perry County Dialysis Center, Perry County Memorial Hospital Ambulance Service, Prescriptions Plus Pharmacy, and more.  The organization is committed to providing quality healthcare to the community, just minutes from home.  To learn more about PCMH, visit

About Becker’s Hospital Review

Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.