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Adventist Health St. Helena Receives CMS Five-Star Rating Three Years Running

Awards & Recognition

We go further, for excellence and quality, and it shows.

Adventist Health St. Helena has been recognized for the third year in a row as a top performer in quality and safety. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded us our third consecutive 5-star rating, the highest possible, through the Overall Hospital Star Ratings program.

The CMS 5-Star rating program has become a trusted resource consumers can rely on in evaluating organizations dedicated to safe and high-quality patient care. The CMS Overall Star Rating assigns 1-5 stars based on a hospital’s performance across five quality performance areas: mortality, safety of care, readmission, patient experience and timeliness and effectiveness of care.

Compared to other hospitals – in the North Bay area, California and across the nation – Adventist Health St. Helena ranks among the very best. Only a select group of top-performing hospitals received five stars. Adventist Health St. Helena is the only hospital in Napa County and one of only 47 esteemed hospitals in California to have received this recognition.

"I am profoundly grateful to the community for their resolute support and extend my heartfelt appreciation for the dedicated efforts of our talented staff,” said Dr. Steven Herber, President of Adventist Health St. Helena. “This achievement is a testament to our unwavering dedication, serving those entrusted to our care. I take pride in sharing this recognition so our community can fully appreciate the caliber of healthcare resources available to those who call Napa Valley home and beyond.”

The CMS 5-Star rating program is the most recent accolade attained by the organization, which includes: the 2023 Women’s Choice Awards, The Joint-Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification, Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA), among others. Learn more at