From the Patient Safety Monitor Blog: HealthGrades releases 7th annual patient safety study

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April 7, 2010

HealthGrades has released the results of its 7th annual “Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study,” which analyzes data from 12 patient safety indicators developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Those hospitals that are in the top 5% receive the HealthGrades 2010 Patient Safety Excellence Award. The study looked at Medicare data for patients at non-Federal hospitals for the years 2006, 2007, and 2008.

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