River’s Edge Hospital receives 5 stars for Patient Experience

PETER, MN August 4, 2022— The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released updated Hospital Compare patient experience and quality reports on their website and shows that River’s Edge Hospital has maintained it’s 5-Star rating for patient experience.

The data reported on the Hospital Compare website is for a 12 month period from October 2020-September 2021.  In October CMS will release a new report for January 2021 – December 2021 which will also report River’s Edge Hospital as maintaining the 5-star rating.  River’s Edge Hospital is one of 189 hospitals in the United States with the 5-star designation for patient experience.

“River’s Edge Hospital strives to ensure that all needs of each patient is met,” said Paula Meskan, Chief Executive Officer.  “The ability to maintain a 5-star rating for patient experience is something that we take a great deal of pride in.  Our staff do an exceptional job caring for our patients.  It is an honor to be recognized for the work that is being done at River’s Edge.”

The star ratings are determined based on patients filling out the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey (HCAHPS) following their hospital stay.  The data is gathered by CMS and a report is made public on the Hospital Compare website four times a year.


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