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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

An evolving hospital quality star rating system from CMS: aligning the stars.

Bilimoria KY, Barnard C. JAMA. 2021;Epub May 12.

The Hospital Star Rating system was implemented in 2016 to aid patients in identifying safe, high-quality hospitals. The system has evolved over time to address applicability concerns. This commentary highlights changes in the latest reiteration of the program and discusses challenges in its use.