Local hospital earns five-star rating

Surgical Hospital at Southwoods Health

Local hospital earns five-star rating

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A local hospital has been deemed a five-star facility, and it’s not the first time. It’s the eighth.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded the Surgical Hospital at Southwoods the nationally recognized honor which placed Southwoods in the top percentile nationally. CMS assigns star ratings to U.S. hospitals annually based on their performance across five quality categories: safety of care, mortality, patient experience, readmission rates, and timely and effective care.

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Brady Sklenar