Medicare decided to reinstate some patient safety data that was slated to be removed from public reporting programs.USA Today. September 7, 2014.
Feds reverse course, will release hospital mistake data.
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Medicare study finds teaching hospitals have higher risk of complications; findings disputed.
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Far more could be done to stop the deadly bacteria C. diff.
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Lessons from America's safest hospitals.
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