New Quality Ratings Roil Hospitals, Give Consumers Help

CNBC—July 28, 2016

CNBC reporter Dan Mangan covers the recently reported quality ratings reported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The ratings were released for more than 3,500 hospitals, including Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), and are based on 64-quality measurements that were being reported by Hospital Compare.

Catherine H. MacLean, MD, PhD, chief value medical officer at HSS states in the article, "We are very proud of our results and feel that it is a reflection of our high quality of care. In addition to putting great effort into preventing complications, such as those reflected in the CMS scorecard, we are very focused on improving the health outcomes of the patients we treat."

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