Tag: hospital ratings


Hospital ratings don’t–and can’t–tell the full story

August 4, 2016

Via: FierceHealthcare

Hospital rankings have dominated the news the last week, from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ star ratings to U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the nation’s best hospitals. But consumers shouldn’t take any of the assessments as […]


Medicare prepares to move forward with new hospital quality ratings

July 26, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

Despite objections from Congress and the hospital industry, the Obama administration said it will soon publish star ratings summing up the quality of 3,662 hospitals. Nearly half will be rated as average, and hospitals that serve the poor will not […]


Hospital star ratings useful, but don’t tell the whole story

June 9, 2016

Via: FierceHealthcare

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ star-rating system has raised questions about its usefulness, prompting the agency to break down exactly how it arrives at the ratings. But a look at the data shows it’s unclear how much the […]

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Feds rate hospitals based on patient satisfaction

April 21, 2015

Via: Information management

Hospitals are used to receiving star ratings from organizations like the Leapfrog Group or Consumer Reports. Now you can add the feds to the mix. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has just released its new five-star ratings […]