For the second year in a row, Stoughton Hospital has received a five star rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Recently CMS updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2020, giving 407 hospitals nationwide a rating of five stars. This is the first star ratings update since February 2019.
CMS assigned star ratings to more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide based on their performance across seven areas of quality:
- 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.