iVantage Names Mena Regional Health System Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

Mena Regional Health System in Mena, Arkansas was recently named one of iVantage Health Analytics’ Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States.

“Mena Regional Health System is proud of the efforts of our physicians and staff who have contributed to our achieving this designation,” stated Jay Quebedeaux, MRHS CEO. “As the only rural hospital in Arkansas that made the Top 100 List, we will continue to work diligently to increase quality, patient outcomes, safety and satisfaction while achieving that value with reduced costs and charges. Without the support of our local community, these accomplishments would not have been achievable.”

Mena Regional Health System scored in the top 100 of rural and community hospitals on iVantage’s Hospital Strength Index. The Index is the industry’s most comprehensive rating of rural and critical access hospitals. The results recognize that the Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals play a key role in providing a safety net to communities across America – measuring them across more than 70 different performance metrics, including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability, population risk and efficiency.

The list of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals and more information about the study can be found at www. iVantageINDEX.com.

“Rural healthcare encompasses more than 60 million Americans and the facilities which comprise our Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals play a vital role in ensuring the long-term sustainability of the rural health safety net,” said Michael Topchik, senior vice president of iVantage Health Analytics. “Our data analysis shows that this group of top performers exhibits a focused concern for their community benefits and needs, regardless of scale, reimbursement and people’s ability to pay.”

About iVantage Health Analytics

iVantage Health Analytics (iVantage) is a leading provider of healthcare analytic and decision support tools. Health system and hospital leadership teams across the country rely on the company’s software and services to deliver customized insights on clinical and financial performance, strategic planning, market assessment and contract optimization. Employing a full array of public, private and proprietary data, iVantage tools and solutions – from dashboards and preformatted reports, to industry and custom guided analytics – are designed to help its clients move from data to action. In addition, iVantage analytics and tools are the basis of continuing thought leadership and insight in the areas of healthcare policy and research. Learn more at iVantageHealth.com