Asante earns five star rating from a federal agency

MEDFORD, Ore. — Three local hospitals have been awarded the highest rating possible from a federal agency.

Ashland Community Hospital, Rogue Regional Medical Center, and Three Rivers Medical Center all received a 5 star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services.

The agency looks at quality measures like mortality, re-admissions, and patient experience.

Asante says of the 64 Oregon hospitals evaluated, only 10 earned a 5 star rating.

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