CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck has recently been ranked a 4-star Acute Care Hospital by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services, receiving the highest rating in Bismarck, N.D. CMS assigns star ratings to more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide based on their performance across seven quality areas: mortality, safety of care, readmission, patient experience, effectiveness of care, timeliness of care and efficient use of medical imaging.
“Proven standards of care from the federal government and other regulatory agencies can save lives. At CHI St. Alexius Health we believe that quality improvement is not optional - it is an expectation. Our commitment to enhance quality improvement efforts will continue to set us apart – resulting in better patient outcomes and a better patient experience.” said Dr. Lisa Laurent, chief medical officer at CHI St. Alexius Health.
In addition to being ranked a 4-star Acute Care Hospital by CMS, CHI St. Alexius Health was recently ranked the safest in the region by the LeapFrog Group. These rankings illustrate that when health care is needed, patients can expect high quality care that exceeds federal regulations. In short, they will receive the best care, at the right place, at the right time.
“CHI St. Alexius Health continues to be recognized for the high quality care we provide. For nearly 135 years our medical staff, employees and key partners have continued our legacy to ‘Receive all as Christ’, caring for the sick and vulnerable while delivering the best care for each patient that walks through our doors,” said Dr. Laura Archuleta, chief of staff, CHI St. Alexius Health.
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