St. Joseph’s celebrates five-star award in the WVSF parade


WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital celebrated its five-star award for patient experience from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the 80th Annual West Virginia Strawberry Festival Grand Feature Parade on Saturday, May 21.

Staff and family members, wearing special five-star award T-shirts, rode on the float and walked the parade route handing out candy to children along the parade.

The Hospital’s float was also awarded First Place in the Profession Division for the parade.

St. Joseph’s Hospital is among only 6 percent of hospitals in the nation to achieve the CMS five-star rating.

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