Lakes Regional Healthcare Rated As Five Star Hospital By Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services

Mon 3-2-2020

(Spirit Lake)-- Lakes Regional Healthcare has been rated as a five-star hospital by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Hospital Compare website, which reports on quality measures for more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Lakes Regional Healthcare was one of only 407 hospitals in the country receiving the five-star rating, and was the only hospital in the region to achieve it.

The overall rating summarizes a variety of measures, reflecting common conditions that hospitals treat, and shows how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the United States.

Hospitals were evaluated on patient experiences, timely and effective care, complications and death, unplanned hospital visits, psychiatric unit experiences, and payment and value of care.