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Four Inova Hospitals Receive Five-star CMS Rating

Exclusive DC Metropolitan Rating for Second Year

Falls Church, VA,– The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today released the results of Hospital Care, its five-star quality ratings for hospitals nationwide. Four Inova hospitals received 5 stars:  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, and Inova Loudoun HospitalInova Health System received the first-ever 5 star ratings in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area last year as well as this year.

CMS’s Hospital Compare evaluates hospitals on up to 57 quality measures to calculate the star rating.  The seven key quality measures include:

  • Mortality
  • Safety of care
  • Readmission
  • Patient experience
  • Effectiveness of care
  • Timeliness of care
  • Efficient use of medical imaging

Of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated by CMS, only 337, or seven percent, received 5-star ratings. 

“CMS’s five-star ratings underscore our commitment to consistently providing high-reliability and world-class care to our patients every day,” said J. Stephen Jones, MD, President and CEO, Inova Health System.  “Inova remains dedicated to continuously improving the quality of care we provide to the Greater Washington, DC area.”

Media Contact: Tracy Connell, tracy.connell@inova.org

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About Inova
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine together with more patient-centric services to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. 

We are shaping the future of health through our integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.  Our commitment to health and wellness is further reflected in our sustainable practices. Inova is home to world-class researchers, expert medical specialists and renowned scientists, who are driving innovation to improve patient care, prevent disease and promote wellness. For more information, visit inova.org, or find Inova on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

1 Comment

  1. Virginia Pomata on March 28, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    Congratulations one and all. What a record of your constant care and responsibility to our citizens!

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