Tahoe Forest Hospital District, Truckee, California

July 2013
Tahoe Forest Hospital District (TFHD)

Tahoe Forest Hospital District (TFHD) in Truckee, California, was recognized for their quality reporting strategies and demonstrated excellence in quality initiatives with documented outcomes.

Positive Outcomes:

  • Named one of the National Rural Health Association's (NRHA) Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAH).
  • Listed in Top 20 CAHs in patient satisfaction as a result of their strong focus on quality, performance excellence, and innovation.

Top Accomplishments:

With a strong focus on quality, performance excellence, innovation, and excellent patient care, Tahoe Forest Health System was recently named one of America's Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals, and one of the Top 20 in patient satisfaction. Bob Schapper, CEO, states, “We really want to thank and acknowledge our community, and because of their support, we've been able to innovate and reinvest, allowing us to offer much broader and high-quality services to them. Above all, we applaud our excellent physicians and employees for this recognition. They are passionate about providing the very best care possible to our patients and their families."

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,560,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.