New Ulm Medical Center

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New Ulm Medical Center is a nonprofit hospital and clinic serving the region in and around Brown County located in south central Minnesota. We offer an extensive range of care options with over 30 affiliated physicians and a full complement of visiting specialists.

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Critical access award

New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) in Minnesota was named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health for the eight time in nine years. NUMC is the only hospital in Minnesota to make this list eight times.

NUMC scored in the top 100 of Critical Access Hospitals on iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®. The INDEX is the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural provider performance and its results are the basis for many of rural healthcare’s most prominent awards,advocacy efforts and legislative initiatives.

The Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals play a key role in providing a safety net to communities across America – and the INDEX measures these facilities across eight pillars of hospital strength: Inpatient Share Ranking, Outpatient Share Ranking, Cost, Charge, Quality, Outcomes,Patient Perspective, and Financial Stability.