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Kalispell Regional Healthcare hospitals recognized for high quality ratings

Posted at 2:00 PM, Mar 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-13 17:58:10-04

KALISPELL – Kalispell Regional Healthcare hospitals were recently recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for providing high-quality care.

Kalispell Regional Medical Center was one of three hospitals in Montana and one of 293 in the nation to earn an Overall Hospital Quality 5-Star Rating from CMS.

North Valley Hospital received a 5-Star Rating for patients’ experiences, which is determined by the results of a national survey that asks patients about their experiences during a recent hospital stay.

The CMS rating system reports on quality measures for more than 4,500 hospitals around the country.

It was created through the efforts of CMS in collaboration with organizations representing consumers, hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations and other federal agencies.