Siskin Hospital named a 2020-21 Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report
December 15, 2020
U.S. News & World Report has recognized Siskin Hospital as among the nation’s top 15 percent of best-performing Short-Term Rehabilitation facilities.
U.S. News Best Nursing Homes ratings include profiles for both Long-Term Care and Short-Term Rehabilitation. This designation is for Siskin Hospital’s Subacute Rehabilitation Program, a CMS 5-Star Facility and recipient of the Baldrige Excellence Award. The program also placed first in this year’s Chattanooga Times Free Press “Best of the Best” for skilled nursing.
Siskin Hospital earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for Short-Term Rehabilitation. U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those nursing homes with excellent performance in quality measures and those that satisfy U.S. News’s assessment of the appropriate use of key services.
“We are honored that Siskin Hospital has received another national designation, this time for our Subacute Program,” said President and CEO Dr. Matt Gibson. “This endorsement recognizes our commitment to deliver the highest quality of care to our short-term rehabilitation patients.”
Now in its 11th year, the U.S. News Best Nursing Homes ratings and profiles offer comprehensive information about care, safety, health inspections, staffing and more for nearly all of the nation’s 15,000-plus nursing homes. The Best Nursing Homes ratings reflect U.S. News’ exclusive analysis of publicly available data using a methodology defined by U.S. News that evaluates factors that it has determined most greatly impact patient and resident care, safety, and outcomes. This year, to accompany the new ratings, nursing home profile pages were updated to include a patient safety summary that reflects COVID-19 data alongside other measurements of safety and related advice on choosing a home or facility amidst the pandemic.
“U.S. News strives to provide access to information that allows consumers to make educated decisions on all types of care,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “Updating the profiles to include a patient safety summary that highlights COVID-19 data paired with other measures of care arms families, caregivers and patients with the information needed to make a decision that keeps safety at the highest priority.”