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HRRMC earns five-star rating on Hospital Compare

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center was recently awarded a five-star rating for its inpatient care on Hospital Compare, a website administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The overall hospital rating ranges from one to five stars, with five stars the top ranking. five stars

HRRMC is one of only six hospitals in Colorado recognized with a five-star rating. Nationwide, only 293 hospitals achieved this distinction. Hospital Compare publishes information about the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals.

"I am proud of our staff and providers for providing outstanding care and services to our service area," said HRRMC CEO Robert Morasko. "I also want to recognize our board of directors for their outstanding leadership. The board supported HRRMC's establishment of relevant goals and strategies that focused our hospital on achieving the high level of service exemplified by the five-star rating."

First available in 2005, Hospital Compare was created through the efforts of CMS in collaboration with organizations representing consumers, hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations and other federal agencies.

According to CMS, Hospital Compare is a consumer-oriented website that provides information on how well hospitals provide recommended care to their patients. This helps consumers to make informed decisions about where they access health care.

To explore the survey information for HRRMC on Hospital Compare, go to