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Achievements

2020

Rated as a five-star hospital by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Hospital Compare website. CMS’ Hospital Compare website reports on quality measures for more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Only 407 hospitals in the country were rated five stars, and Lakes Regional Healthcare was the only hospital in northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota to receive a five star rating.

Named by iVantage Health Analytics and the Chartis Center for Rural Health as one of the “Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals” in the United States.

2019

Lakes Regional Healthcare has scored among the top 10% in Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Hospital Value-Based Purchasing reimbursement program. In 2019, Lakes Regional Healthcare ranked 111th out of nearly 3,000 participating Medicare-certified hospitals.

Named by iVantage Health Analytics and the Chartis Center for Rural Health as one of the “Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals” in the United States.

2017

Recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation.

2016

Received the Blue Distinction Center and Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care designations by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. These designations recognized Lakes Regional Healthcare for delivering quality specialty care safely and effectively, based on objective measures developed with input from the medical community, while ensuring high patient satisfaction and being 20 percent more cost-efficient than non-Blue Distinction Centers+ designated health care facilities.

2015

Recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Patient Perspectives, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation.

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We are the only hospital in northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota to be rated 5 stars

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