Door County Medical Center Ranked in Top 8 Percent of Hospitals Nationwide
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has designated Door County Medical Center (DCMC) as a Five Star Hospital.
CMS currently recognizes 293 hospitals nationwide with five stars. This designation places Door County Medical Center in the top 8 percent of all hospitals in the country.
The overall hospital rating summarizes a variety of measures on the CMS online tool, Hospital Compare, reflecting common conditions that hospitals treat, such as heart attacks or pneumonia. Hospitals may perform more complex services or procedures not reflected in the measures on Hospital Compare. The overall hospital rating shows how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the U.S.
The overall hospital rating ranges from 1 to 5 stars. The more stars, the better a hospital performed on the available quality measures. The most common overall hospital rating is 3 stars.
CMS' Hospital Compare website reports on quality measures for more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Anyone can search and compare hospitals using Hospital Compare online tool at www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is a federal agency in the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and health insurance portability standards.