|New Rating System Helps Patients Compare & Choose Hospitals
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has a new rating system to make it easier for Americans to find quality hospital care. Hospital Compare star ratings are based on information from patient experiences at nearly 3,500 Medicare-certified hospitals. The ratings take into account doctors’ communications with patients, how responsive they are to patients’ needs, pain management and cleanliness. Visit Hospital Compare to learn about the quality of care at hospitals near you.