5 Kansas hospitals with top nurse-patient communication scores

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

At least 88 percent of patients at these five hospitals responded on their surveys that nurses always communicated well. In Kansas, the average is 82 percent, slightly higher than the national average of 80 percent.

The figures are from CMS' Hospital Compare website and represent HCAHPS scores collected from July 2015 through June 2016, the most recent data available.

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

Manhattan Surgical Hospital — 90 percent

Premier Surgical Institute (Galena) — 90 percent

Salina Surgical Hospital — 90 percent

Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center (Chanute) — 89 percent

Clara Barton Hospital (Hoisington) — 88 percent

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