Award Winning Care
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is committed to high-quality patient-centered care. Our nationally and internationally recognized quality efforts aim to provide our patients with not only the safest, highest quality of care, but a singularly great patient experience.
2017 International Hospital Federation Quality & Safety and Patient-Centered Care Excellence Award Honorable Mention, “Reaching New Frontiers of Quality and Safety Using an Innovative 30/30/30 Lean Six Sigma Approach.”
In 2017, Becker's Hospital Review recognized Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in the "62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know" list. ALMH was also listed in their 2015 and 2016 "Top 50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know." The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team provides recognition to critical access hospitals based on superior performance and reputation. The team selects hospitals for inclusion based on awards and recognitions they have received. Specifically, the team looked at iVantage Health Analytics, Healthgrades, the National Rural Health Association, Women's Choice Award, Medicare star ratings and more. The team also considers the hospital's community impact and reputation for innovation.
In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital was named among the nation's most wired hospitals by the Hospital and Health Networks, an industry-standard benchmark study that measures the level of information technology used in U.S. hospitals and health systems.
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics as one of the nation's top 100 best-performing critical access hospitals. The honor is based on iVantage's Hospital Strength Index and its measures of market conditions, clinical and operational performance and financial and qualitative outcomes.
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has been recognized by the Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NSOSRH) for overall excellence, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. The rankings are determined each year using iVantage Health Analytics Hospital Strength INDEX®, the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance. In partnership with NOSORH, iVantage Health Analytics has developed a data-driven program designed to identify excellence across a broad spectrum of indicators relevant to hospital performance and patient care. The Hospital Strength INDEX captures performance metrics for all rural and Critical Access Hospitals.
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has been recognized as a 2011 and 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. ALMH was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for pneumonia, surgical care, venous thromboembolism, and immunization. ALMH is one of only 1,043 hospitals out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2014 Top Performer distinction.
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital was recognized in 2017 as an Environmental Partner by Practice Greenhealth. The award is given to health care facilities that are changing their practices to become more sustainable and have achieved progress in areas such as waste reduction, renewable energy adoption, food purchasing and mercury elimination. They also must have a recycling rate of at least 10 percent for their entire waste stream.
Quality indicators are provided to help you and your family understand how we perform in comparison to nationally recognized quality indicators. Quality indicators are compiled by Hospital Compare, a website created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with organizations representing consumers, hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations and other federal agencies.
These quality reports reflect Memorial Health System's commitment to helping patients and their family members make informed healthcare choices. Measuring and monitoring our performance also helps us evaluate and improve how we care for our patients.
If you have a concern about quality or safety at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, please feel free to contact:
Charles Callahan, PhD, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Memorial Health System
Alyssa Schmidt, Director, Compliance and Medical Staff Affairs, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Submit your concern to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital management by clicking here.
You also have the right to report any concerns to The Joint Commission. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is committed to high-quality patient-centered care. Our nationally recognized quality efforts aim to provide our patients with not only the safest, highest quality of care, but a singularly great patient experience.