All Lee Health Skilled Nursing Facilities Earn Highest CMS Star RatingsPress Releases
Each of Lee Health’s Skilled Nursing Facilities Earn Five Stars from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
(Fort Myers, Fla. – Sept. 17, 2021) --- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released their most recent Five-Star Quality Ratings, awarding Gulf Coast Medical Center Skilled Nursing, HealthPark Care & Rehabilitation Center and Lee Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing with five stars.
CMS created the five-star system – the gold standard in quality and safety rankings – to help consumers, their families and caregivers compare health care facilities. CMS ranks facilities from one to five stars.
The Gulf Coast Medical Center Skilled Nursing Unit, HealthPark Care & Rehabilitation Center and Lee Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit each received top scores in ‘Overall Quality’ in the five-star ratings report from CMS.
The Gulf Coast Medical Center Skilled Nursing Unit and Lee Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit also received five stars across the board in all categories (Health Inspection, Quality Measures, Staffing and RN Staffing).
“We are honored to be recognized by CMS for the high quality care we provide our patients every day at Lee Health,” said Leslie Vollmer, senior administrator of Skilled Nursing Services & Post Acute Intake and Business Development. “Thank you to all of the doctors, advanced health providers, nurses and support staff for their commitment to providing compassionate and exceptional care in our nursing facilities.”
The scores awarded by CMS are based on previously reported quality and safety data points including, patient satisfaction, value and outcomes, among others.
Visit https://www.medicare.gov/care-compare/ to learn more about the CMS star ratings program.