Assumption Community Hospital named in top 20

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Assumption Community Hospital

     NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Community Hospital, a partner of Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, was recently recognized for its commitment to patient care in a rural area. 

     The National Rural Health Association recently honored Assumption Community Hospital, Napoleonville, as one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals for best practice in patient satisfaction among all critical access hospitals in the United States.

     “This award recognizes the hard work, dedication, and compassion of our team members who bring quality healthcare to patients living in our rural community, said Wayne Arboneaux, President and Chief Executive Officer of Assumption Community Hospital. “We are privileged to serve our patients when they need us most.” 

     The American Hospital Association estimates that rural hospitals provide essential healthcare to nearly 51 million people. Although they are smaller, rural hospitals are critical to a community during an emergency saving crucial time in the initialization of treatment. Rural hospitals also play a critical role in the economic stability of many rural communities.

     The National Rural Health Association is a nonprofit organization working to improve the health and wellbeing of rural Americans and providing leadership on rural health issues through advocacy, communications, education and research. NRHA membership is made up of 21,000 diverse individuals and organizations, all of whom share the common bond of an interest in rural health.