Hospitals ponder meaning, value of CMS’ new star ratings

Rice, Sabriya
April 2015
Modern Healthcare;4/20/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 16, p0008
Trade Publication
The article discusses results of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's (CMS) star rating of hospitals based on Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) surveys posted on April 16, 2015.It mentions that survey was based on patient evaluations of the hospital staff responsiveness, communication of information about medications and cleanliness of the facility. It mentions that Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland received four stars.


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