Down East Community Hospital on 2013 Harvard Pilgrim Honor Roll

Machias – Down East Community Hospital was one of 32 hospitals in New England that made Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s Hospital 2013 Honor Roll this year.  The Honor Roll recognizes those adult, acute care hospitals whose performance was among the top 25% of those measured nationally on a set of composite quality and patient experience measures, as reported by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Hospital Compare and Leapfrog patient safety measures. 

 Honor Roll hospitals are noted in Harvard Pilgrim’s printed and online provider directories as well as on the organization’s web site (, enabling consumers to evaluate and select hospitals based on quality and safety performance.