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More Rankings, Less Value?
HealthLeaders Media

The crowded field of hospital rankings, ratings, lists, and grades elicits strong opinions from both the organizations attempting to measure and rate quality, and the organizations that are on the receiving end of letter grades, star designations, and appearances on top-10 lists. Critics of these proliferating hospital evaluations have a laundry list of complaints: The methods aren’t transparent enough, consumers don’t pay attention, and the grade, rating, or ranking given out doesn’t match up with other public reports.

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