Genesis Medical Center, Aledo Earns Two National Awards

Genesis Medical Center, Aledo, celebrated National Rural Health Day last week by receiving two prestigious national awards.

The first came from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. The organization tabbed Genesis Medical Center, Aledo as one of their 2023 Community Stars. Only 39 rural health care facilities nationally received the honor.

According to the announcement on, “The annual recognition program honors remarkable individuals and organizations going above and beyond for rural health. They exemplify the true spirit of collaboration, turning challenges into opportunities, ensuring access to quality care, and fostering a sense of unity and support within our rural communities.”

Genesis Medical Center, Aledo also earned a 2023 Performance Leadership Award for excellence in Quality. Compiled by the Chartis Center for Rural Health, the Performance Leadership Awards honor top quartile performance (i.e., 75th percentile or above) among rural hospitals in Quality, Outcomes and Patient Perspective.