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Barstow Community Hospital fares well in quality of care study
Desert Dispatch

A report released last week by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development reveals that Barstow Community Hospital fared significantly better in 2009 than the state average for patient deaths related to sudden strokes and pneumonia.

OSHPD uses data from 335 hospitals within the state in order to find out which perform better for certain medical conditions and procedures.