CHI Memorial has earned a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
The most common overall hospital quality star rating is three stars. Only 20 percent of the 4,599 hospitals included in the survey received a four star rating, according to a CHI Memorial news release.
CHI Memorial scored above the national average in mortality, safety of care, readmission, and patient experience.
“Our physicians and associates are committed to providing the best care everyone who comes through our doors expects and deserves,” says Larry Schumacher, CEO, CHI Memorial and senior vice president, operations, East/Southeast division, Catholic Health Initiatives. “This four star rating validates our commitment to providing excellent and compassionate care every day.” The overall rating shows how well an individual hospital is performing compared to other hospitals in the U.S., on average. CMS uses data regularly reported by hospitals and summarizes up to 64 quality measures into a star rating. This rating is designed to help individuals, family members and care givers compare hospitals and easily understand complex quality information.