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Better hospitals = lower risk of dying (Morning Read)

An independent study by HealthGrades of patient outcomes at America's hospitals found that patients at 5-star rated hospitals had a 72 percent lower risk of dying when compared with patients at 1-star-rated hospitals -- an enormous gap that has held steady over years even as overall mortality rates improved.


37 Ohio hospitals rank in nation’s top 5% for emergency care

Another day, another bit of national recognition for Ohio’s hospitals. Thirty-seven hospitals in the state rank among the top 5 percent in the nation for emergency care, according to a study released from a national healthcare ratings company. The company, HealthGrades, analyzed mortality data of patients admitted through the emergency department for the 11 most-common […]