Stoughton Hospital received a five star rating when the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released updated hospital quality of care star ratings. CMS’ Hospital Compare website reports on quality measures for more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide.
The overall hospital rating ranges from one to five stars. The more stars, the better a hospital performed on the available quality measures. The most common overall hospital rating is three stars. Stoughton Hospital is one of only 293 hospital nationwide to receive a five star rating.
The overall hospital star ratings are based on 57 quality measures across seven categories:
- Effectiveness of care
- Efficient use of medical imaging
- Patient experience
- Safety of care
- Timeliness of care
“I am really proud of our team. We work very hard to provide the best possible care to our patients and their families. Patients have choice and we want to be the community’s hospital of choice by providing outstanding quality care and customer service,” shares Dan DeGroot Stoughton Hospital’s President and CEO.
To learn more about Stoughton Hospital’s five start rating, please click here.