Hannibal Regional recently received national recognition from both Kindred Healthcare and Healthgrades™ for superb quality in taking care of patients.

According to Kindred Healthcare, Hannibal Regional ranks #1 in the region for inpatient rehabilitative care.  

Additionally, the Hannibal Regional Inpatient Rehab team received a 2017 award for “Top 10 in Kindred” for quality. Hannibal Regional was also ranked #1 nation-wide in length-of-stay efficiency.

“The dedication of our Inpatient Rehab team is reflected in their efforts to help patients get back to living their lives,” noted Brett Hosley, DO, neurologist and director of the Inpatient Rehab Unit at Hannibal Regional. “We treat the whole patient physically, emotionally and socially so that if they can, they are able to go back to doing the things they love.”

Another recent recognition came from Healthgrades™ for being in the top 10 percent in the nation for joint replacement out of 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Hannibal Regional has received this award three years in a row (2016-2018).  

For patients, this means hospitals which received the Joint Replacement Specialty Excellence Award have had on average 57 percent lower risk of experiencing complications while in the hospital, compared to other hospitals during the review period. 

Additional recognitions from Healthgrades™ included five-star recognitions for pacemaker procedures and total knee replacements at Hannibal Regional.

“On behalf of the orthopedic team of physicians, nurses and staff, it’s a privilege for us to be recognized by Healthgrades™ for being in the top 10 percent in the nation for joint replacement,” noted Curtis Burton, MD, orthopedic surgeon with Midwest Orthopedic Specialists. “We strive for excellence, every patient, every time.”

“For 115 years, the people of our community have turned to us for quality and compassionate health care. The recognitions from Kindred and Healthgrades™ only reinforce our commitment to providing the highest quality care. I am proud of our team members for the dedication to our patients and honored we are able to share these recognitions.”  Todd Ahrens, president and CEO of Hannibal Regional.