Boone Hospital Center was awarded the highest category of 5 stars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) through its webpage medicare.gov/hospitalcompare. It is the only hospital in the mid-Missouri area to receive this top ranking.
The CMS hospital compare webpage ranks quality care, with 5 stars being the highest possible honor. The website ranks more than 4,000 hospitals nationally. Less than seven percent of hospitals in the country received 5 stars.
CMS looked at more than 57 quality care measures, including patient experience and patient safety, to rank the hospitals. The overall rating shows how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals in the U.S.