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Hospital Compare Adds Infection, Stroke, Readmissions Data
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Several new and important hospital quality measures, including indicators of stroke and blood clot care as well as hospitals’ rates of C. diff and MRSA infections, are now being tracked on the federal Hospital Compare website. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services tracks more than 4,000 acute care facilities and updates the site quarterly, but due to the government shutdown in October, among other reasons, this week’s update is the first for the site in several major areas since July.