Wrangell Medical Center's Long-term Care Center repeats top-ranking score for quality measures


March 14, 2019

For the second straight month, Wrangell Medical Center’s (WMC) Long-Term Care sits atop the state rankings for nursing home quality, based on an average of 11 quality measures used by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). With scores of 4.49 and 3.37 in December 2018 and January 2019, respectively, WMC scored below the CMS national target of 6.0 and well below the state composite scores of 8.5 in December 8.42 in January, besting the 17 other qualified nursing homes in Alaska.

“We have a great team at WMC,” said WMC Administrator Robert Rang. “Our long-term care staff...

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