Meeting Archive:
Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings on Hospital Compare

Meeting Description:
This presentation will educate participants about the methodology used to generate the summary five-star rating for individual hospitals using existing measures on Hospital Compare, as well as changes to the July 2016 Preview Reports and SAS Pack Distribution.


Target Audience:


Meeting Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the Overall Start Rating methodolgy
  • Recognize changes made to the July 2016 Preview Report
  • Access the Overall Start Rating SAS Pack and supporting materials.
Date: Thu, May 12, 2016
Time: 01:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Host(s): Jamie Halloran
 Presenter Information
Time: 1-2:30 pm EST
Topic: Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings on Hospital Compare

Pierre Yong, MD, MPH, MS

Acting Director of Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group (QMVIG)

Center for Clinical Standards and Quality at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)


Arjun Venkatesh, MD, MBA, MHS

Assistant Professor and Director of Quality and Safety Research and Strategy in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine


Kristie Baus, RN

Technical Advisor, CMS

Technical Lead, Hospital Compare Website