28 Apr Olympic Medical Center Honored As 2022 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital
OMC has been recognized as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital for the seventh year in a row.
For the seventh year in a row, OMC has been recognized as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by the Chartis Center for Rural Health.
Chartis names the top rural hospitals each year, using 36 different indicators to measure rural hospitals across eight categories of performance, which include market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspective, cost, charge and financial efficiency.
“The entire team at Olympic Medical Center is responsible for this honor,” said Darryl Wolfe, CEO. “Every staff member has contributed to OMC being named a Top 100 rural and community hospital for the seventh year in a row. I’m incredibly proud of them and our hospital.”
OMC is the only Washington hospital to receive this particular recognition in 2022.
“Despite unprecedented adversity rural providers continue to display resiliency and a steadfast commitment to their communities,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, The Chartis Center for Rural Health. “Honoring the Top 100 is one of the highpoints of our year.”
Dr. Mark Fischer, OMC pulmonologist, has seen OMC earn each of these awards as well as the evolution of healthcare on the Olympic Peninsula over the last 40 years.
“One of the reasons why OMC has been a repeated award winner for rural and community health care in the United States is because of the coupling of quality, safety and value of health care,” Dr. Fischer said.
“As OMC continues growing to meet the needs of our community, this national recognition is validation of the work we do every day to serve every patient who walks through our doors,” said Wolfe.