Wamego Hospital Private Room
In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, researchers say the difference between the top-ranked and the lowest hospitals is far too large. An annual study focused on 17 procedures has found an almost 70% lower chance of dying in what it called a "5-star" hospital then in some of the lowest-ranked ones. The survey examined 41 million patient records at the nation's 5,000 hospitals over 3 years.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.