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Methodist Hospital Receives Medicare’s Prestigious Five-Star Rating

 

Methodist Hospital was the only hospital in LA Country to receive this prestigious recognition. - Courtesy photo

Methodist Hospital was the only hospital in LA Country to receive this prestigious recognition. – Courtesy photo

 

Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia received a tremendous honor recently when Medicare awarded the hospital its five-star rating for providing high quality, safe, effective care to patients. Methodist Hospital is the only hospital in Los Angeles County to receive this prestigious recognition.

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Nationwide, Medicare recognized 102 hospitals with its five-star rating, placing Methodist Hospital among the top 2 percent of 4,599 hospitals that were rated across the country.

Medicare’s overall star rating summarizes up to 64 quality measures reflecting common conditions that hospitals treat, such as heart attacks or pneumonia. The overall rating shows how well a hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the US.

“We are truly honored to be the only hospital in LA County to receive this prestigious five-star rating from Medicare,” said Dan Ausman, president and CEO at Methodist Hospital. “We are extremely proud of our doctors, nurses, and staff for helping Methodist Hospital earn this extraordinary recognition for providing excellent patient care.”

September 21, 2016

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