CHI St. Joseph’s Health Hospice Care Receives Five Stars

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June 29, 2023

PARK RAPIDS, MN (June 27, 2023) – CHI St. Joseph’s Health Hospice Care has received a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Care Compare program. Care Compare is an online tool which allows patients and families to directly compare providers in their service area. Ratings are based on satisfaction scores from family/caregivers of patients who received care from these providers.

CHI St Joseph’s Health Hospice Care is the only agency in our service area to receive a 5-star rating, as well as receiving at or above the national and state averages in ALL categories of family/caregiver experience.

This is the second time that CHI St. Joseph’s Health Hospice Care has received this rating.  “I am so grateful to the entire team for the positive impact they make in the lives of our patients and their families. What they do makes a difference and it shows in these results,” says Deb Haagenson, Vice President of Patient Care.

CHI St. Joseph’s Health Hospice Care, located in Park Rapids, is a Medicare-certified, Joint Commission approved hospice program. Hospice provides high quality care to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of seriously ill and dying patients and their loved ones. Hospice also provides grief support and education as well as spiritual care through the hospice journey.

Families can find out more about provider ratings in their area by going online:

About CHI St. Joseph’s Health

CHI St. Joseph’s Health is a 25-bed critical access hospital serving communities in Hubbard, Becker, Cass and Wadena Counties since 1946. In recent years, CHI St. Joseph’s Health’s award-winning teams received several national honors including: The Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures in surgery; Top 100 Critical Access Hospital, HealthStrong; WomenCertified’s America’s Best Hospitals Women’s Choice Award in obstetrics; and the Studer Group Fire Starter Healthcare Organization of the Month among other national, regional and state recognitions.

About CHI

Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the nation’s largest health systems, was formed in 1996 to strengthen the Catholic health ministry for the future. With deep roots in the tradition of expressing Christ’s love by caring for those in need, Catholic Health Initiatives serves more than four million people each year through acute care hospitals; long-term care, assisted and residential-living facilities; community-based health services; home care; research and development; and reference laboratory services.


Contact: Sonja Day
Communication/Marketing Manager
CHI St. Joseph’s Health
600 Pleasant Avenue
Park Rapids, MN  56470

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