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Making San Francisco data open
San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell is determined to make city hospitals more transparent on cost and quality. He plans to introduce legislation “within the next few months” that would permit San Francisco’s Health Service System to require providers who do business with the city to provide more data. That department is in charge of health coverage to city employees, retirees and their dependents.

Details are sparse and, as Farrell acknowledged, “the devil is in the details.”