Emanuel Medical Center is named a 5 Star Hospital by CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, being 1 of 9 in Georgia and 1 of 483 hospitals out of 3,061 hospitals nationwide. CMS assigned star ratings to more than 3,000 hospitals nationwide based on their performance across seven areas of quality. This year: 248 hospitals received one star, 663 hospitals received two stars, 868 hospitals received three stars, 799 hospitals received four stars, and 483 hospitals received five stars.
Quality measures are tools that help measure or quantify healthcare processes, outcomes, patient perceptions, and organizational structure and/or systems that are associated with the ability to provide high-quality healthcare and/or that relate to one or more quality goals for health care. These goals include effective, safe, efficient, patient-centered, equitable, and timely care.
“This is the third 5-star rating Emanuel Medical Center has received in the last 4 years. This is a real testimony to the commitment of our employees past and present. Our community should be so thankful to have high-quality healthcare right here at home.” Says Damien Scott, Emanuel Medical Center CEO.