Rutland Regional Medical Center
Founded in 1896, Rutland Regional Medical Center is the second-largest hospital in Vermont and serves communities through Rutland and adjacent counties in Vermont as well as communities in eastern New York. The hospital is licensed for 144 beds and operates more than 30 specialty clinics, including the Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic, the Rutland Heart Center, and the Foley Cancer Center.
The hospital maintains a medical staff of more than 330 physicians and advanced practice providers in 39 specialties all board-certified or eligible for certification. It also has high-quality diagnostic and ancillary services and a broad array of sophisticated equipment, including advanced diagnostic imaging, radiation therapy, and a diagnostic cardiovascular and angiographic lab.
With a strong patient focus, an outstanding medical staff, and excellent nursing care, Rutland Regional frequently earns top marks in national surveys of healthcare quality.
Rutland Regional was the first hospital in Vermont to receive both the Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence and Magnet Recognition® for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovation. In 2021, Rutland Regional became one of only a hospital worldwide to have been recognized three times as a Magnet® for nursing excellence. This recognition, from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), demonstrates the hospital’s commitment not only to providing a great work environment for nurses but also to nurse innovation and professionalism and the highest quality of nursing care available.
US News & World Report has recognized Rutland Regional multiple times as a high-performing hospital. Most recently, it named the hospital as high-performing in the following areas of care: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), urology, knee replacement surgery, and hip replacement surgery.
The Joint Commission, the gold standard of healthcare quality surveys, rated Rutland Regional a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures. The Leapfrog Group, the nation’s only survey that focuses solely on safety, honored the hospital with an “A” grade, the only “A” in Vermont. Healthgrades ranks Rutland Regional among the top 10% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety as well as orthopedic care.
Rutland Regional Medical Center also received five Specialty Excellence Awards from Healthgrades, including Five-Star Recipient for Knee Replacement; Five-Star Recipient for Hip Replacement; Five-Star for Treatment of Sepsis, and Five-Star for America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement.
Rutland Regional prides itself on being active in the community it serves, supporting local organizations and initiatives, as well as by providing time for its leaders to volunteer on local boards and to work with community leaders to make Rutland better for all.