Southwoods Surgical Cited for Best Patient Experience

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The Surgical Hospital at Southwoods has been named a “Best Hospital for Patient Experience” as reported by Becker’s Hospital Review. 

Southwoods is one of 10 hospitals in Ohio named to the list, and the only hospital in the tri-county area with a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

The ratings are based on figures using Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems scores from 10 topic-specific measures. The CMS summary star rating combines this information about different aspects of patient experience of care to make it easier to compare hospitals. The ratings come from the CMS Care Compare website and represents their most recent scores.

“It is an honor to once again be named a top hospital for patient experience,” said Ed Muransky, chief executive officer at Southwoods. “These types of awards are a direct reflection of the hard work and dedication of our physicians and staff. Their commitment to providing the best care possible to our patients is unmatched.”

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Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.