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PLANO, Texas – Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) is pleased to announce that Becker’s Healthcare named North Texas Medical Center (NTMC) to its “100 Great Community Hospitals 2024” list.

NTMC joins other community hospitals on Becker’s list that provide “clinical and academic excellence, personalized, and holistic care, and overall improved health in their communities.” Tom Sledge is CEO of NTMC, a CHC 60-bed acute care hospital in Gainesville.

Becker’s based its selections on nominations and outside rankings and ratings organizations, including U.S. News & World Report, Healthgrades, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), The Leapfrog Group, the National Rural Health Association and The Chartis Center for Rural Health.

CHC President and CEO Jim Kendrick commented: “Becker’s recognition validates the reputation of NTMC as one of the country’s finest community hospitals. CHC is extremely proud of their dedicated staff who work tirelessly to improve the quality of patient outcomes and satisfaction. CHC is honored to play an integral role in their achievements and advancing quality and efficient healthcare delivery.”

Including NTMC on the publication’s list reflects their achievements in operational and financial improvements, such as:

NMTC joined a pilot program introducing Hospital at Home care to its community. The new program is designed to improve the quality and accessibility of healthcare in their service area. In 2023, NMTC received the CMS 5-Star Overall Rating and 5-Star Patient Survey Rating, making NTMC one of nine Texas hospitals to earn the highest marks in both categories.