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Awards and recognition

  • Each year, New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) is recognized for its exceptional expertise and care. The hospitals services, doctors and nurses are acclaimed nationally and locally by such organizations as the National Rural Health Association, HealthGrades, iVantage and Chartis Center for Rural Health. Awards earned by New Ulm Medical Center in 2017 and 2018 include:

    NRHA award badge 2017



    Top 20 critical access hospitals in America by the National Rural Health Association.

    Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellenceâ„¢ Award and Outstanding Patient Experienceâ„¢ Award. NUMC is the only hospital in Minnesota to achieve both designations in 2017.

    In 2018, New Ulm Medical Center was recognized with the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award for the sixth year in a row, the only hospital in Minnesota to earn this designation this many years in a row.