St. Joseph Health Ranks 4 of 5 Stars on Hospital Compare


Bryan, TX, September 9, 2019 - St. Joseph Health received a rating of 4.5 stars by Hospital Compare, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services program that offers patients information about quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals. This rating is the highest of all hospitals in the Brazos Valley. Hospital Compare gives all hospitals a star rating, based on areas of safety, readmissions, patient experience, effectiveness of care, timeliness of care, mortality and medical imaging, comparing each facility to peers in-state and nation-wide. Among the highest ratings our system received were for quietness of the hospital environment, with 91% of patients describing the hospital environment as “always” or “usually” quiet. The team also performed better than state and national averages for Heart Failure 30-day Readmissions. “Our team is focused on continuous improvement and works relentlessly toward this goal,” said St. Joseph Health President & CEO Theron Park. “Delivering compassionate, quality care is at the heart of our Mission and commitment to patients.” Hospital Compare is designed to help patients make decisions about where to get their health care and to encourage hospitals to improve the quality of the care they provide. For more information or to view hospital data on Hospital Compare, visit https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html. About St. Joseph Health Established in 1936, St. Joseph Health is a faith-based, not-for-profit health system committed to excellence and compassion in caring for the mind, body and spirit while creating healthier communities. St. Joseph Health is comprised of five hospital facilities across the Brazos Valley, including St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital, the region’s highest level trauma center. St. Joseph Health Medical Group operates more than a dozen primary and specialty care clinics around the region, offering expert care, closer to home. [For more information, please contact Director of Marketing and Public Relations Heather Bush at 979-774-2165 or [email protected].]  

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Monday, September 09, 2019

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