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Link to original article from Becker’s Healthcare

CMS updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings in February, recognizing 293 hospitals with five stars.

CMS’ Hospital Compare website reports on quality measures for more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Here is a breakdown of the updated star ratings:

  • One star: 282 hospitals
  • Two stars: 800 hospitals
  • Three stars: 1,264 hospitals
  • Four stars: 1,086 hospitals
  • Five stars: 293 hospitals

The new star ratings come eight months after CMS postponed its July 2018 update for the second consecutive year due to methodology changes. The updated methodology includes removal of measures with statistically negative loading and a change to how hospital-acquired infection measures are calculated.

Below is a listing of CMS’ five-star hospitals for February, broken down by state, as listed on the Hospital Compare website. To view a list of CMS’ 1-star hospitals for February, click here.

Alabama

Fayette Medical Center

Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital (Phoenix City)

Lakeland Community Hospital (Haleyville)

Marion Regional Medical Center (Hamilton)

St. Vincent’s St. Clair (Pell City)

Alaska

Alaska Regional Hospital (Anchorage)

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

Arizona

Flagstaff Medical Center

Mayo Clinic Hospital (Phoenix)

Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center

Verde Valley Medical Center (Cottonwood)

Arkansas

Arkansas Heart Hospital (Little Rock)

Arkansas Surgical Hospital (North Little Rock)

California

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (Oakland)

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center (San Diego)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles)

Chinese Hospital (San Francisco)

Chino Valley Medical Center

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

East Valley Glendora Hospital (Glendora)

Eisenhower Medical Center (Rancho Mirage)

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital (Santa Barbara)

John Muir Medical Center-Concord

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center (Burlingame)

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Santa Monica–UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital

Scripps Green Hospital (La Jolla)

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Sequoia Hospital (Redwood City)

Stanislaus Surgical Hospital (Modesto)

St. Jude Medical Center (Fullerton)

Sutter Roseville Medical Center

Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center of Santa Cruz

Temecula Valley Hospital

Colorado

Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services (Colorado Springs)

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (Salida)

Medical Center of the Rockies (Loveland)

Mercy Regional Medical Center (Durango)

Poudre Valley Hospital (Fort Collins)

Rose Medical Center (Denver)

Florida

Gulf Breeze Hospital

Jupiter Medical Center

Mariners Hospital (Tavernier)

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast (Miramar Beach)

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf (Port Saint Joe)

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

St. Joseph’s Hospital (Tampa)

St. Vincent’s Medical Center-Clay County (Middleburg)

Viera Hospital (Melbourne)

Georgia

Coliseum Northside Hospital (Macon)

Chatuge Regional Hospital (Hiawassee)

Gordon Hospital (Calhoun)

Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside

WellStar Paulding Hospital (Hiram)

Hawaii

Pali Momi Medical Center (Aiea)

Straub Clinic and Hospital (Honolulu)

The Queens Medical Center (Honolulu)

Idaho

Mountain View Hospital (Idaho Falls)

North Canyon Medical Center (Gooding)

Northwest Specialty Hospital (Post Falls)

St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center (Twin Falls)

St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center (Boise)

Illinois

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge)

AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale

AMITA Health Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center Chicago

Central DuPage Hospital (Winfield)

Delnor Community Hospital (Geneva)

Edward Hospital (Naperville)

Hopedale Hospital

Midwestern Region Medical Center (Zion)

Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital

Advocate Sherman Hospital (Elgin)

SSM Health St. Mary’ Hospital-Centralia

St. Joseph’s Hospital (Highland)

Indiana

Eskenazi Health (Indianapolis)

Franciscan Health Carmel (Carmel)

Indiana University Health North Hospital (Carmel)

IU Health West Hospital (Avon)

Franciscan Health Mooresville (Mooresville)

Margaret Mary Health (Batesville)

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center (Jasper)

Physicians’ Medical Center (New Albany)

Reid Health (Richmond)

Schneck Medical Center (Seymour)

St. Mary Medical Center (Hobart)

St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana (Indianapolis)

The Women’s Hospital (Newburgh)

Iowa

Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond

Greater Regional Medical Center (Creston)

Mercy Hospital (Iowa City)

Mercy Medical Center-Cedar Rapids

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital (Red Oak)

St. Luke’s Hospital (Cedar Rapids)

Veterans Memorial Hospital (Waukon)

Kansas

Kansas Heart Hospital (Wichita)

Manhattan Surgical Hospital

Newton Medical Center

Premier Surgical Institute (Galena)

Providence Medical Center (Kansas City)

Saint Luke’s South Hospital (Overland Park)

Salina Surgical Hospital

University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City)

Kentucky

Saint Joseph Martin

Louisiana

Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital (Alexandria)

Mercy Regional Medical Center (Ville Platte)

Park Place Surgical Hospital (Lafayette)

Maine

Maine Medical Center (Portland)

Mercy Hospital (Portland)

Northern Maine Medical Center (Fort Kent)

Maryland

Anne Arundel Medical Center (Annapolis)