Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital (AKMH) was named among the top 20 critical access hospitals in the country by iVantage Health Analytics
, as announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The hospital was recognized with a Top 20 Critical Access Award for being one of the highest ranked hospitals in the country for “Best Practice in Financial Stability.”
AKMH CEO Bryce Quebodeaux attended NRHA’s awards ceremony at the Critical Access Hospital Conference held in Kansas City, MO, on October 3 to accept the award. “This is a tremendous honor for AKMH and the Kaplan community,” says Quebodeaux.
Criteria for the Top 20 Award included factors measuring competitive strength and intensity, market size and growth, population risk, patient outcomes and perspectives, and financial stability, among others.
In other hospital news, AKMH sponsored two community events; The Kaplan Area Chamber of Commerce’s
“Boogies on the Boulevard,” and the La. Cajun Annual Cajun Food Festival, whose proceeds benefit the Kaplan Police Association.