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See how CMS 5-star hospitals stack up in other ratings programs

Many facilities miss out, or score low, in ratings from U.S. News, Leapfrog and Healthgrades.

Jeff Lagasse, Associate Editor

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its consumer-friendly five-star hospital quality ratings last week, and the list of five-star hospitals has generated some controversy.

One hospital in particular, the Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia, scored highly under CMS' methodology, but scored an "F" in Leapfrog's Hospital Safety Score. U.S. News and World Report, meanwhile, released its list of the country's top 20 hospitals, and all but one were absent from the 102 facilities on CMS' list -- only the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, U.S. News' top pick, received a five-star rating from the federal agency.

[Also: 5 stars and an F: What Methodist Hospital's grade swing says about hospital ratings]

Leah Binder, Leapfrog's president and CEO, has defended CMS' star ratings, arguing that their analysis is based on different factors from other ratings systems, and that all ratings are valuable in assessing a hospital's performance. But the disparate scores may still be grounds for confusion.

We've compiled the list of CMS' five-star hospitals and examined how they performed on other assessments. View the list to see how these hospitals fared.

Hospital City State CMS Overall Star Rating Healthgrades - Patient Exp. Healthgrades - Patient Safety Leapfrog U.S. News Honor Roll
Hospital City State CMS Overall Star Rating Healthgrades - Patient Exp. Healthgrades - Patient Safety Leapfrog U.S. News Honor Roll
Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester Rochester MN 5 Y N A Y
Mayo Clinic Hospital Phoenix AZ 5 Y Y A N
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara CA 5 Y N A N
Mercy Regional Medical Center Durango CO 5 Y Y A N
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville FL 5 Y Y A N
Gordon Hospital Calhoun GA 5 Y Y A N
Straub Clinic And Hospital Honolulu HI 5 Y Y A N
St Luke's Regional Medical Center Boise ID 5 Y N A N
St Josephs Hospital Breese IL 5 Y Y A N
St Catherine Hospital Inc East Chicago IN 5 Y N A N
Schneck Medical Center Seymour IN 5 Y N A N
IU Health West Hospital Avon IN 5 Y N A N
Shawnee Mission Medical Center Shawnee Mission KS 5 Y N A N
Oaklawn Hospital Marshall MI 5 Y N A N
St Joseph Mercy Chelsea Chelsea MI 5 Y Y A N
Dublin Methodist Hospital Dublin OH 5 Y N A N
Chester County Hospital West Chester PA 5 Y N A N
South County Hospital Inc Wakefield RI 5 Y N A N
Bon Secours-St Francis Xavier Hospital Charleston SC 5 Y Y A N
Roper Hospital Charleston SC 5 Y N A N
Avera Queen Of Peace Mitchell SD 5 Y N A N
Memorial Hermann Hospital System Houston TX 5 Y Y A N
St David's Medical Center Austin TX 5 Y Y A N
Hill Country Memorial Hospital Inc Fredericksburg TX 5 Y Y A N
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Houston TX 5 Y Y A N
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest F Fort Worth TX 5 Y N A N
Mayo Clinic Health System Eau Claire Hospital Eau Claire WI 5 Y N A N
St Marys Hospital Madison WI 5 Y N A N
Baptist Medical Center East Montgomery AL 5 N Y A N
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla La Jolla CA 5 N N A N
Advocate Condell Medical Center Libertyville IL 5 N Y A N
Franciscan St Francis Health - Mooresville Mooresville IN 5 N Y A N
Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, The Greensboro NC 5 N N A N
Carolina East Medical Center New Bern NC 5 N Y A N
Novant Health Medical Park Hospital Winston-Salem NC 5 N Y A N
Ghs Greer Memorial Hospital Greer SC 5 N N A N
Avera St Lukes Aberdeen SD 5 N Y A N
Scripps Green Hospital La Jolla CA 5 Y N B N
Memorial Hospital And Health Care Center Jasper IN 5 Y N B N
Mercy Hospital Iowa City IA 5 Y N B N
Fairview Hospital Cleveland OH 5 Y N B N
Community Hospital Of The Monterey Peninsula Monterey CA 5 N N B N
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital San Antonio TX 5 N N B N
Sarasota Memorial Hospital Sarasota FL 5 Y N C N
Mercy St Anne Hospital Toledo OH 5 Y Y C N
Mclaren - Northern Michigan Petoskey MI 5 N N C N
Citizens Medical Center Victoria TX 5 N N D N
Methodist Hospital Of Southern Ca Arcadia CA 5 N N F N
Banner Heart Hospital Mesa AZ 5 Y N NA N
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Irvine CA 5 Y Y NA N
Northside Medical Center Columbus GA 5 Y Y NA N
Orthoindy Hospital Indianapolis IN 5 Y Y NA N
Kansas Surgery & Recovery Center Wichita KS 5 Y Y NA N
Premier Surgical Institute Galena KS 5 Y Y NA N
Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital Alexandria LA 5 Y Y NA N
New England Baptist Hospital Boston MA 5 Y Y NA N
Holland Community Hospital Holland MI 5 Y N NA N
Lincoln Surgical Hospital Lincoln NE 5 Y N NA N
Chi Health Nebraska Heart Lincoln NE 5 Y Y NA N
Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital Omaha NE 5 Y Y NA N
Midwest Surgical Hospital LLC Omaha NE 5 Y Y NA N
Hospital For Special Surgery New York NY 5 Y N NA N
North Carolina Specialty Hospital Durham NC 5 Y Y NA N
Institute For Orthopaedic Surgery Lima OH 5 Y N NA N
Oklahoma Heart Hospital Oklahoma City OK 5 Y N NA N
Oss Orthopaedic Hospital York PA 5 Y N NA N
Ghs Patewood Memorial Hospital Greenville SC 5 Y Y NA N
Dunes Surgical Hospital Dakota Dunes SD 5 Y Y NA N
Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Llp Sioux Falls SD 5 Y Y NA N
Black Hills Surgical Hospital Llp Rapid City SD 5 Y N NA N
Avera Heart Hospital Of South Dakota Sioux Falls SD 5 Y Y NA N
Baylor Medical Center At Uptown Dallas TX 5 Y Y NA N
Texas Spine And Joint Hospital Tyler TX 5 Y Y NA N
Quail Creek Surgical Hospital Amarillo TX 5 Y Y NA N
Sauk Prairie Hospital Prairie Du Sac WI 5 Y Y NA N
Orthopaedic Hospital Of Wisconsin Glendale WI 5 Y N NA N
Oakleaf Surgical Hospital Altoona WI 5 Y N NA N
The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano Plano TX 5 Y N NA N
North Central Surgical Center Dallas TX 5 Y N NA N
Lakeland Community Hospital Haleyville AL 5 N N NA N
Arkansas Surgical Hospital No Little Rock AR 5 N Y NA N
Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara CA 5 N Y NA N
Fresno Surgical Hospital Fresno CA 5 N Y NA N
Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center Of Santa Cruz Santa Cruz CA 5 N N NA N
Orthopaedic Hospital At Parkview North LLC Fort Wayne IN 5 N Y NA N
The Orthopaedic Hospital Of Lutheran Health Network Fort Wayne IN 5 N N NA N
Kansas Heart Hospital Wichita KS 5 N Y NA N
Kansas Spine & Specialty Hospital, LLC Wichita KS 5 N Y NA N
Specialists Hospital Shreveport Shreveport LA 5 N N NA N
Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph Saint Joseph MO 5 N N NA N
Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital New Albany OH 5 N Y NA N
Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Akron OH 5 N Y NA N
Surgical Hospital At Southwoods Youngstown OH 5 N N NA N
Ohio Valley Medical Center, LLC Springfield OH 5 N N NA N
Uhhs Memorial Hospital Of Geneva Geneva OH 5 N N NA N
Community Hospital, LLC Oklahoma City OK 5 N N NA N
Oklahoma Surgical Hospital, LLC Tulsa OK 5 N Y NA N
Mcbride Clinic Orthopedic Hospital, LLC Oklahoma City OK 5 N Y NA N
Main Line Hospital Paoli Paoli PA 5 N N NA N
Coordinated Health Orthopedic Hospital Bethlehem PA 5 N N NA N
Texas Orthopedic Hospital Houston TX 5 N N NA N
Unitypoint Health - Meriter Madison WI 5 N N NA N

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