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Despite lack of consensus on the value of comparative hospital safety scores, they continue to generate interest and discussion around safety improvement efforts. This news article reports one analysis of patient safety in United States hospitals using five federal measures of safety: mortality, readmission, computed tomography scanning, hospital-acquired infections, and communication regarding medications and discharge planning.
Consumer Reports. March 27, 2014.