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Avita Ontario Hospital Earns 5-Star Quality Rating

23 Aug , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

Avita Ontario Hospital has earned a 5-star quality rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This is the highest rating and reflects the best performance.

“We reached the CMS 5-star rating for quality of care because of the hard work, diligence, and dedication of our staff. We are so proud of all of them,” explained Kathy Durflinger, Chief Nursing Officer at Avita Health System. “It is a major accomplishment to be one out of 429 hospitals in the country to achieve this recognition.”

The overall star rating is based on how well hospitals perform across five areas of quality, including safety of care, readmission, complications and deaths, patient experience, and timeliness and effectiveness of care. Avita Ontario Hospital was one of only 30 hospitals in the state of Ohio to achieve 5-star distinction.


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