Recognition and Awards
Community Hospital is dedicated to upholding high standards of excellence in all of our medical services. This focus allows us to offer a level of health care in Southwest Nebraska and Northwest Kansas that is quite remarkable. We are proud to have our efforts recognized.
Timberline and Peak Awards
These state awards from the Rocky Mountian Performance Excellence Program, are part of the national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. Healthcare organizations around the country are looking for ways to improve safety and outcomes, while reducing cost. The programs' criteria: Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, Operations Focus and Results, helps Community Hospital improve operations and sustain world-class results. See Timberline Award and Peak Award.
Community Hospital has received two workplace wellness awards, the WELCOA Award and the Governor's Wellness Award.
Caring Kind Award Recipients
The Caring Kind award is a time-honored tradition of the Nebraska Hospital Association. It recognizes outstanding health care employees who have demonstrated compassion for patients, cooperation with coworkers and dedication to providing the best care possible. Hospitals across the state select a Caring Kind recipient from within their respective institutions. Current and past recipients.
National Excellence in Healthcare Awards
The National Excellence in Healthcare Awards are presented yearly by the Professional Research Consultants (PRC). PRC is a nationally-known healthcare marketing research company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. More...
Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®
Community Hospital was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission in November 2015 for the third straight year.The hospital was recognized for its achievement on the measure set of Surgical Care and Pneumonia.
‘Most Improved’ in Most Wired National Survey
Community Hospital has been named to the nation’s “Most Improved,” according to the results of the 2013 Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study. More...
Featured in Consumer Reports
Community Hospital was rated for safe surgery, along with 23 other Nebraska hospitals. The hospital was featured in the September 2013 issue of Consumer Reports "Your safer-surgery survival guide: Our ratings of 2,463 U.S. hospitals can help you find the right one."
Featured in Nebraska Hospital Association magazine
Community Hospital was featured in the Nebraska Hospital Association magazine Healthier Nebraska in the summer 2013 quarterly edition featuring Community Hospital qualitiy initiatives, "Extra Steps to Extraordinary Care".
Nebraska Hospital Association Showcase Hospital for CMS
In 2012, Community Hospital was chosen as a showcase hospital by the Nebraska Hospital Association as a participant in the National Hospital Engagement Network, or HEN. The Nebraska report featuring Community Hospital was submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
2012 National Magazine Recognition
A national magazine, Healthcare Design, featured Community Hospital's building design of the patient wing in its October 17, 2012 edition.
Quest for Excellence Award
Community Hospital received the 2011 critical access hospital Quest for Excellence quality award at the Nebraska Hospital Association convention in October.
Practice Greenhealth Partner Recognition Award
Community Hospital was honored in May 2011 with a “Partner Recognition Award” by Practice Greenhealth, a national membership organization for health care facilities committed to environmentally responsible operations. The award is one of the organization’s Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor outstanding environmental achievements in health care sector.
VHA Leadership Award
Community Hospital was honored at a VHA conference in May 2011 with the Supply Chain Management Excellence award. More...
Recognition for Quality Award
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is pleased to recognize Community Hospital for its commitment to delivering the best health care possible. More...
NHA Advocacy Team of the Year Award
Community Hospital was recognized by the Nebraska Hospital Association as the 2008 Advocacy Team of the Year. More...
Mercury Free Award
Community Hospital received the national Making Medicine Mercury Free Award in 2006, the only hospital in Nebraska to receive the award at the time it was presented. More...