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New rating looks at hospital performance on high-volume procedures
Modern Healthcare

Data on how well 4,600 U.S. hospitals perform on common elective surgeries like knee replacements, and on treating chronic health conditions like congestive heart failure were released Wednesday on a new consumer tool from U.S. News and World Report.

The “Common Care” rating system looks at outcomes for five high-volume surgeries and chronic diseases that potentially impact millions of U.S. inpatients patients each year.