Published in Medical Device Law Weekly, February 27th, 2005
The hospitals, 229 out of nearly 5,000, were ranked at the top of the list based on the death and complication rates of Medicare patients in 28 common procedures and diagnoses, from hip replacement to bypass surgery, over the years 2001, 2002, and 2003.
Medicare patients going to these hospitals had a 12% to 20% better chance of surviving common procedures and diagnoses when compared with an average hospital, according to the study, officially titled the third annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality and...
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