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Sarasota Memorial Receives Top Rating From Federal Government

The hospital was the only facility in the region to earn five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

By Staff March 14, 2019

Sarasota Memorial Hospital recently earned a five-star rating, the highest possible, from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, meanwhile, earned four stars, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center and Englewood Community Hospital earned three, Blake Medical Center earned two and Manatee Memorial Hospital and Venice Regional Bayfront Health earned one. The ratings are based on patient experience, the timeliness and effectiveness of care, complication rates and more.

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