Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital is among only 293 hospitals in the nation that were recognized as 5-star hospitals by CMS, last week. This rating is based on the following categories:
- Timely and effective care
- Complications and deaths
- Unplanned hospital visits
- Use of medical imaging
- Payment and value of care
CMS assesses various metrics for each of the categories, for over 4,500 hospitals, to determine and assign the star rating. The overall hospital rating, which ranges from 1 to 5 stars, shows how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the U.S. Our 5-star rating shows we are, indeed, striving for “Excellence Always”!
For detailed information about our rating, visit Hospital Compare https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html