August 18, 2016

Faith Regional Receives 4 out of 5 Star Rating on Hospital Compare

Faith Regional Health Services has received a 4 out of 5-star overall rating on Medicare.Gov Hospital Compare, an official U.S. Government site for Medicare. Faith Regional is just one of 4 acute care hospitals in Nebraska to receive this rating. According to this site, Faith Regional has scored better than the national average in safety measures, readmission measures, effectiveness of care measures and timeliness of care measures. Faith Regional has scored the same as the national average in mortality measures, patient experience, and imaging efficiency. These results are based on data hospitals submitted to Medicare from October 2014 through September 2015.

“This 4-Star Rating is a huge accomplishment for Faith Regional Health Services,” said Laura Gamble, Director of Quality, Utilization Review, Case Management and Social Work. “It shows how dedicated Faith Regional’s administration and staff are toward giving great patient care to the patients that choose to come here. Every day I witness our employees striving to do what is best for our patients. From implementation of purposeful hourly rounding to the great work that is done to prevent infections, staff understand what it takes to keep our patients safe and satisfied during their hospitalization. We look forward to continuing making Faith Regional the regional choice for our patients.”

Hospital Compare features information about the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the nation. Information on this web site is aimed at helping individuals make decisions of where they want to receive their care. The website features information on overall hospital ratings, patient experiences, timeliness and effectiveness of care, complications, readmission and deaths, used of medical imaging, and payment and value of care. Data is updated quarterly.

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