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Primary Care Clinic Awarded One of the Top 25 Provider Based Rural Health Care Clinics in the Nation

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital Primary Care Clinic, a Rural Health Clinic serving Lawrence County and surrounding counties, has been awarded the 2022 Lilypad Award for the second year in a row. LCMH Primary Care Clinic is recognized as one of the Top 25 provider based Rural Health Clinics in the Nation and the top 5 provider based clinics in the Midwest, according to the 2022 Lilypad Awards, the first and only ranking program for our nation’s 4,800+ Rural Health Clinics. The Lilypad Awards recognize the Rural Health Clinics that outperform their rural primary care practice peers in terms of efficiency and operational excellence.
Gene Allen, Executive Director of Operations shared, “It is very exciting to receive the Lilypad Award for the second straight year. I am so proud of our staff for the service they provide to our community and surrounding counties. The compassion, hard work and dedication do not go unnoticed. The last two years have been very difficult for our community, country, and healthcare workers. This award is a testament to our dedicated staff. Thankful to work with a team that is willing to do what is necessary to provide the best possible care for our community.”

Utilizing data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid program to calculate rural-relevant metrics across five domains, the Lilypad Awards provide a comprehensive and objective assessment of rural health clinic performance. The Lilypad Awards evaluate both provider-based (hospital-owned) or independent practices to produce a comprehensive ranking system for every Rural Health Clinic in the nation. The Top Five organizations in each of five geographic regions have earned the 2022 Lilypad Award Top Clinic recognition.

The Lawrence County Memorial Hospital Primary Care Clinic is a provider based Rural Health Clinic located at 2111 Lexington Avenue in Lawrenceville, Illinois. The LCMH Primary Care Clinic is home to over 40 employees including two Physicians and five Nurse Practitioners. Our Primary Care Clinic has grown in the past 5 years to include such services as Care Coordination, Wellness Nurse, Mental and Behavioral Health Specialist (LCSW), and Acute Care Services. Our Acute Care is open 7 days a week to meet the needs of our community. During Covid-19 the Primary Care Clinic developed a Respiratory Clinic to help take care of respiratory patients in need.

About Lilypad. Lilypad is a Maine-based analytics firm founded in 2011 to provide mobile and web-based performance improvement applications for healthcare provider organizations and State Offices of Rural Health. We adhere to a core business principle that accountable leaders require sound data and simple, innovative tools to be successful in their roles within the emerging value-based care delivery environment. For more information about the Lilypad Awards, contact Gregory Wolf at (207) 232-3733 or email
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