Avera Heart Hospital achieves rare national ranking

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Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota is one of 19 hospitals out of approximately 4,000 nationwide to achieve a double five-star rating.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the federal agency that administers the two programs, assigns two major star ratings: a summary star rating based on patient surveys and an overall hospital-quality star rating, which incorporates outcomes measures as well as patient-experience scores.

Currently, 188 hospitals have a five-star rating based on surveys, and 83 have a five-star rating based on the overall quality score.

Nineteen hospitals, including Avera Heart Hospital, have both.

Here is the complete list of double five-star hospitals.

  • Arkansas Surgical Hospital (North Little Rock)
  • Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota (Sioux Falls)
  • GHS Patewood Memorial Hospital (Greenville, S.C.)
  • Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
  • Hill Country Memorial Hospital (Fredericksburg, Texas)
  • Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond
  • Marion Regional Medical Center (Hamilton, Ala.)
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital (Phoenix)
  • Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center (Jasper, Ind.)
  • Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital (Omaha)
  • Northside Medical Center (Columbus, Ga.)
  • Oklahoma Heart Hospital (Oklahoma City)
  • Sauk Prairie Hospital (Prairie du Sac, Wis.)
  • South County Hospital (Wakefield, R.I.)
  • St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea (Mich.)
  • Surgical Hospital at Southwoods (Youngstown, Ohio)
  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital (Houston)
  • Texas Spine and Joint Hospital (Tyler)
  • UHHS Memorial Hospital of Geneva (Ohio)

Avera Heart Hospital achieves rare national ranking

Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota is one of 19 hospitals out of approximately 4,000 nationwide to achieve a double five-star rating.

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