Skip to main content
Industry News
Study: Hospitals that offer fewer services get more favorable ratings

Researchers analyzed patient experience ratings and services offered for 2,798 hospitals across the US and found that hospitals given five stars were 84% to 92% less likely to offer emergency, cardiology or neurology services or intensive care. The findings, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, suggest patients -- particularly those with multiple medical problems and chronic conditions -- should not solely rely on five-star ratings when selecting hospitals, researcher Dr. Zishan Siddiqui said.

Full Story: