SFSH Honored with 5-Star Rating in Patient Survey

Posted on August 01, 2016

Category: News

Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Honored as Only Sioux Falls Hospital
to Repeat 5-Star Rating in CMS Patient Survey

Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital is proud to announce that it recently received a 5-Star Rating from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey (HCAHPS) for 2016.

The only hospital in Sioux Falls to consistently receive a 5-Star rating since the inception of the rating program, Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital earned very high marks from patients in every category on the survey:

  • Overall Hospital Rating
  • Responsiveness of Hospital Staff
  • Pain Well Controlled
  • Communication with Nurses
  • Communication with Doctors
  • Communication about Medicine
  • Cleanliness of Hospital Environment
  • Quietness of Hospital Environment
  • Discharge Information
  • Understood Their Care When They Left the Hospital
  • Would Recommend Hospital

According to Dr. Blake Curd, CEO, “At Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital, we are committed to meeting the needs of our patients and constantly seeking to improve our practices and quality of service. We set the standard for excellence and it shows in everything we do, every hour, every day, every year. I am proud of our employees who strive to meet our high standards. We are humbled that patients chose Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital as the highest-ranking hospital in Sioux Falls in patient satisfaction again in 2016.”

The HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) survey is the first national, standardized, publicly reported survey of patients’ perspectives of hospital care.