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Consumer Reports releases hospital safety ratings
Modern Healthcare

Consumer Reports has released individualized safety ratings for more than 1,100 hospitals, becoming just the latest organization to issue facility-specific marks based on measures such as readmissions, medication safety and healthcare-associated infections. Hospitals–1,159 in 44 states-–-were scored on a 100-point scale. More than half of hospitals received an overall safety score below 50%, Consumer Reports said in a news release.