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CHI Memorial Receives Four Star Rating

Highest Star Rating in Chattanooga Region

02/19/20

CHI Memorial is pleased to announce it has once again received a four star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  The most common overall hospital quality star rating is three stars, out of a possible five stars.  Only 25% of the 4,586 hospitals included in the survey received a four star rating.  This is the fourth instance of CHI Memorial’s rating being affirmed.

“We are honored to again be recognized as one of the top quality hospitals in the country,” says Janelle Reilly, market CEO, CHI Memorial.  “This recognition is the result of our physicians and employees’ dedication to providing the highest quality and compassionate care to all who come through our doors for medical treatment.”

The overall rating shows how well an individual hospital is performing compared to other hospitals in the U.S., on average. CMS uses data regularly reported by hospitals and summarizes up to 57 quality measures into a star rating.  This rating is designed to help individuals, family members, and care givers compare hospitals and easily understand complex quality information. 

CMS updated its hospital compare overall hospital quality star rating data in January 2020.  For more information, visit medicare.gov/hospitalcompare.