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Analysis: Hospital ratings systems vary widely

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015

The four main hospital ratings systems vary widely in their scores and no hospital is ranked as a high performer by all of them, researchers wrote in Health Affairs. A Healthgrades officer said the systems measure different things, but researchers noted their complexity and lack of transparency likely cause confusion instead of helping patients select higher-quality care. New York Times (tiered subscription model), The (03/02)


CMS report shows improvements in quality measures

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Readmissions become bigger issue for primary care physicians

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Full Set of Prevention Guidelines Now Available via ACC’s Guideline Clinical App

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Aesthetics have little effect on patient satisfaction, study finds

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Use ACC's Infographics to Teach Patients About Heart Health

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Congressman says SGR repeal may be linked to CHIP funding

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U.S. may be short by 90,000 physicians in a decade, report warns

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Group raises liability concerns tied to telemedicine use

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Stem cell researchers report reversal of multiple sclerosis symptoms

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