Crossroads Community Hospital Achieves Five-Star Rating from CMS
(Mount Vernon, IL) July 28, 2022 – Crossroads Community Hospital has received a Five-Star overall hospital quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the highest possible rating a hospital can achieve. CMS recently updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2022, with only 429 hospitals nationwide receiving a five-star rating.
“I cannot express how proud I am of our staff, nurses, and providers who work hard every day to care for our patients,” said William Davis, CEO of Crossroads Community Hospital. “I want to say, ‘Thank you,’ to the southern Illinois community for supporting our organization.”
Michelle Darnell, Director of Quality, added, “This is the first time Crossroads Community Hospital has received a Five-Star overall rating from CMS since the introduction of the rating system in 2016. Our team’s commitment to continually provide positive patient experiences and dedication to quality healthcare initiatives has made it possible to achieve this elite designation.”
According to CMS, the 2022 Overall Star Rating selects 47 of the more than 100 measures CMS publicly reports on Care Compare and divides them into five measure groups: Mortality, Safety of Care, Readmission, Patient Experience, and Timely & Effective Care. Each hospital has a star rating that ranges from one to five stars, with five stars signifying the highest quality. Anyone can go to www.medicare.gov/care-compare to learn more about CMS’s quality rating system and local hospital ratings.
Crossroads Community Hospital is one of the three hospitals recognized with a five-star rating from CMS in southern Illinois.
ABOUT CROSSROADS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Crossroads Community Hospital is a 47-bed facility located in Mt. Vernon, Illinois providing emergency, inpatient, outpatient, surgical, rehabilitation, imaging, and laboratory services. Crossroads Community Hospital utilizes technological advancements like robotic-assisted surgical systems and was the first hospital in the area to have 3D Mammography. Crossroads Community Hospital is accredited from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program®. In 2022, Crossroads Community Hospital was recognized by the Women’s Choice Awards as a Best Hospital, in the top 10% of the nation, for Orthopedics and Emergency Care.
# # #