June 7, 2016

Bigfork Valley Hospital has been named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals for Patient Perspective in the country by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA).

The ratings were recently announced by the NRHA, which will officially make its award to Bigfork Valley as a Top 20 Best Practice CAH hospital in patient perspective. There are 1,332 certified critical access hospitals in the U.S.

“This honor really belongs to our staff who care for our patients like they were family or friends,” said Aaron Saude, CEO. “We are very grateful for their commitment and compassion.”

The 20 hospitals honored, including Bigfork Valley, scored best among critical access hospitals across the nation on the iVantage Health Analytics Hospital Strength Index for Patient Perspective. iVantage Health Analytics™ is a healthcare business intelligence and technology company.

Bigfork Valley is a 20-bed acute care hospital. Its campus includes a retail pharmacy, surgery center, chiropractic and specialty medical care clinics, 24/7 fitness center and a variety of senior living options in a continuum from independent townhome living to skilled long term and memory care.