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Cancer Hospitals Study Yields ‘Confusing’ Findings
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As might be expected, accredited cancer centers perform better on public process measures and patient experience than non-accredited hospitals. But they performed worse on most of 10 outcome measures such as rates of hospital-acquired infections.

That’s the conclusion from a paper published in the June issue of the Annals of Surgery by Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD, an oncology surgeon at Northwestern University in Chicago and his colleagues.

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