10 Colorado hospitals with the best nurse-patient communication scores

The following hospitals in Colorado received top marks on patients' HCAHPS surveys for nurse communication. 

At least 84 percent of patients at these 10 hospitals responded that "nurses always communicated well."

The figures are from CMS' Hospital Compare website and represent HCAHPS scores collected from April 2018 through March 2019, the most recent data available.

Note: Hospitals with fewer than 100 completed surveys were excluded from this list.

Animas Surgical Hospital (Durango)

Aspen Valley Hospital  

Gunnison Valley Hospital  

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (Salida)

OrthoColorado Hospital at St. Anthony Medical Campus (Lakewood)

Platte Valley Medical Center (Brighton)

Rio Grande Hospital (Del Norte)

Saint Joseph Hospital (Denver)

St. Anthony Summit Medical Center (Frisco)

UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center (Steamboat Springs) 

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