Hospital Mistakes to be Stripped from CMS database. Read article here.
HospitalCompare the only national database available to the public showing hospital error rates for many life-threatening conditions caused by hospital mistakes, is going to be stripped of data about many life-threatening conditions caused by hospital mistakes. This will take place in July 2013. This represents a major step backward for patient safety and removes the consumer's ability to make intelligent choices about the hospitals where they take their loved ones for care. The current database has been downloaded and is available here.
Category: Medical Malpractice
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