NMMC-Iuka Achieves Five-Star Rating
IUKA, Miss.--North Mississippi Medical Center-Iuka was recently awarded five stars in the latest ratings by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
NMMC-Iuka is one of 407 hospitals nationwide to receive a five-star rating, and one of only three in the state of Mississippi.
CMS assigned star ratings to more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide based on their performance across seven areas of quality.
The overall hospital rating summarizes a variety of measures reflecting common conditions that hospitals treat, such as heart attacks or pneumonia. The overall rating shows how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the United States.
The overall hospital rating ranges from one to five stars. The more stars, the better a hospital performed on the available quality measures. The most common overall hospital ratings are three or four stars.
For more information on NMMC-Iuka, visit www.nmhs.net/iuka.