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Island Hospital is ranked third in the state, according to annual survey results from Medicare patients who received care there in 2013.

According to the latest patient satisfaction rankings, 79 percent of Island Hospital’s Medicare patients scored their care at a 9 or 10 out of 10.

“We are very pleased by these rankings that substantiate our quality-of-care initiatives as well as our focus on the Island Hospital Promise,” said Vince Oliver, hospital chief executive officer. “This honor is shared by each and every Island Hospital employee and physician, as well as our Board of Commissioners.”

Each year, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services surveys patients who’ve spent time at the nation’s Medicare-eligible hospitals. Patients are asked to rate their stays on a scale of 1 to 10. Here’s how the top ten hospitals in Washington state stacked up in the latest tally.

  1. Pullman Regional Hospital – Pullman – 82 percent of patients gave this hospital a “9” or “10” when asked to rate their quality of care in 2013.
  2. Virginia Mason Medical Center – Seattle – 80 percent of patients gave this hospital a “9” or “10” when asked to rate their quality of care in 2013.
  3. Island Hospital – Anacortes – 79 percent of patients gave this hospital a “9” or “10” when asked to rate their quality of care in 2013.
  4. University Of Washington Medical Center – Seattle – 79 percent of patients gave this hospital a “9” or “10” when asked to rate their quality of care in 2013.
  5. Swedish Issaquah – Issaquah – 79 percent of patients gave this hospital a “9” or “10” when asked to rate their quality of care in 2013.
  6. Evergreen Hospital Medical Center – Kirkland – 78 percent of patients gave this hospital a “9” or “10” when asked to rate their quality of care in 2013.
  7. Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center – Vancouver – 77 percent of patients gave this hospital a “9” or “10” when asked to rate their quality of care in 2013.
  8. Providence St. Mary Medical Center – Walla Walla – 75 percent of patients gave this hospital a “9” or “10” when asked to rate their quality of care in 2013.
  9. Providence St. Peter Hospital – Olympia – 75 percent of patients gave this hospital a “9” or “10” when asked to rate their quality of care in 2013.
  10. Tri-State Memorial Hospital – Clarkston – 75 percent of patients gave this hospital a “9” or “10” when asked to rate their quality of care in 2013.

Data Source: https://data.medicare.gov/data/hospital-compare

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

450 Skagit Cases (+4)
<30 Cases in ZIP 98221

51 Hospitalizations (+0)
15 Deaths (+0)
307 Recovered
Tested -Not reported
Positive -Not reported

22,993 Cases Statewide (+264)
3,639 Hospitalizations (+24)

1,149 Deaths Statewide (+11)
390,863 Total Tests Statewide
5.9% Positive

Updated 6:00 pm June 5, 2020

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