2 Mercy hospitals awarded five stars

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the fourth quarter hospital compare data ranking Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital and Mercy Health – Willard Hospital with five stars.

Only 9 percent of U.S. Hospitals receive this rating.

Five stars are awarded to facilities based on quality in categories such as death by diseases; safety of care in regard to pressure ulcers, clots, complications, infections and readmissions; overall patient experience through patient surveys; timelines; and effectiveness of care.