Wabash General Hospital is a not-for-profit district hospital located in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. It is a Critical Access Hospital with a 25 bed capacity. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. It has been managed by Alliant Management Services since 1987. The total service population is 50,000 people and the population of Mt. Carmel is 8,000 people.
The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog) announced its list of Top Hospitals at its Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. 90 hospitals out of 1,324 who voluntarily participated in the Leapfrog Hospital Survey received the Top Hospitals Award. Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, Illinois was one of those 90 Top Hospital Award winners.
Wabash General Hospital was recently presented the 2013 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction. Press Ganey is a national company who for the past 29 years has used survey methods to measure patient satisfaction as a means to improve health care. This award was given to Wabash General Hospital and 226 other deserving hospitals at Press Ganey’s National Client Conference in Orlando, Florida this past November 19th. Over 10,000 Press Ganey clients are eligible to earn this award if they meet the criteria however only these 227 out of the 10,000 hospitals reached the 95th percentile for patient satisfaction for one full year. The Guardian of Excellence Award is given in recognition of these 227 hospitals reaching the 95th percentile for patient satisfaction based on data collected from May, 2012 through April, 2013.
Wabash General Hospital is proud to announce it has been named a 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in Patient Experience. Wabash General Hospital is pleased to have achieved this award for two consecutive years.
With just over 3,500 U.S. hospitals receiving ratings from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), only 251 hospitals received the highest rating of five-stars, including Wabash General Hospital. 1,205 hospitals received four-stars, 1,414 hospitals received three-stars, 582 received two stars and 101 hospitals received the lowest ranking of one star. Only two other hospitals in the tri-state area received a five-star rating, but Wabash General was the only critical access hospital in the tri-state to receive the five-star rating.
Mt. Carmel is a very peaceful place to live. It is bordered by the Wabash River on the east, which is the border between Illinois and Indiana. Mt. Carmel is only 20 miles north of Interstate 64, which is the corridor from St. Louis, Missouri to Louisville, Kentucky. Mt. Carmel is only 45 minutes away from the vastly growing community of Evansville, Indiana. Evansville offers the University of Evansville, the University of Southern Indiana and many shopping outlets.
Mt. Carmel offers a number of churches along with excellent education opportunities with your choice of a public or private grade school, a high school, and Wabash Valley Junior College. Mt. Carmel offers areas for indoor and outdoor recreation, such as our well maintained and regionally recognized 18-hole golf course and Beall Woods State Park, which features miles of trails within the largest existing stand of virgin forest in Illinois. Also, the city owns and maintains an outdoor public swimming pool and an indoor pool that is available at Wabash Valley Junior College.
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