Central Valley Medical Center, also known as CVMC, is an independent, 25-bed,
not-for-profit, Critical Access Hospital (CAH) located in the heart of
Central Utah. The hospital serves persons of all ages and ethnicities.
In its early days, the hospital operated as a county-owned health care
institution. However, for over 30 years, CVMC has been successfully managed
by Rural Health Group, Inc.
CVMC is known as a leader among rural health care facilities and has received
numerous awards for patient satisfaction, utilizing technology, and seeking
improvement in the delivery of care. With a growing selection of board-certified
physicians trained in a variety of medical specialties, multiple clinic
locations, emergency department, integrated state-of-the-art surgical
suites, orthopedic medicine, birthing center, women’s health, radiology,
diagnostic lab, respiratory therapy, and sleep health clinic; CVMC provides
superior medical care.
However, as a rural hospital, Central Valley Medical Centers' contributions
to the communities it serves are not strictly healthcare specific. CVMC
also has a large impact on the economic stability and growth of both Utah
rural communities and upon the entire State of Utah. A recent report by
Ann K. Peton, MPH at the National Center for Rural Health Works talked
about the 2020 impact of rural hospitals on Utah's economy. The report
goes over the direct and secondary economic impacts that hospitals can
have on rural communities through employment, wages, salaries, and benefits impact.
"Overall, Rural Hospitals have not only a significant economic impact
but a community impact. Survival of rural hospitals is of utmost importance
to retain citizens and improve the health of their communities and state."
See the full report here:
The Economic Impact of Rural Hospitals in Utah