Many hospitals continue to lag on safety, Consumer Reports finds

04/22/2013 | HealthLeaders Media

More than 2,000 U.S. hospitals were included in Consumer Reports' updated hospital safety report, which noted hospitals continue to lag on five metrics -- readmissions, infections, complications, communication and CT scan overuse. Close to two-thirds of teaching hospitals included in the report had below-average safety scores. Hospitals defended the care they provide, and Consumer Reports officials acknowledged the report does not address all relevant quality metrics.

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