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Medical Error Rates Vary Widely, HealthGrades Finds
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Patients have a 46% lower risk of experiencing a safety incident at a top-rated hospital compared to a poorly rated hospital, HealthGrades reports this week.

The findings are from the annual HealthGrades Patient Safety in American Hospitals study, released Wednesday, which analyzed 40 million Medicare patient records, from 2007 to 2009.

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