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Vital New Quality Data on Hospital Readmission Rates Available on Hospital Compare Website
Date:7/9/2009

onal Quality Forum-endorsed measures that will expand the range of information that assess the care provided to patients suffering from common conditions that are the primary causes of hospitalization. More than 4,000 hospitals - including virtually all acute-care hospitals - have voluntarily submitted quality information to share with the public through the Web site

What members of the Hospital Quality Alliance are saying about the new information:

John Rother, executive vice president for policy, AARP:

"AARP believes that publishing comparative information on hospital performance is a powerful tool to stimulate and encourage quality improvement. AARP is pleased that with each new enhancement, the Hospital Compare Web site becomes more useful to patients and their clinicians by offering information that can inform their decisions about care in the hospital and help them identify high performing facilities."

Gerry Shea, assistant to the president for government affairs, AFL-CIO:

"Hospital quality measures are an essential building block for health care reform that controls costs while improving quality. Today's posting on Hospital Compare of critically important measures about hospital readmissions and mortality rates is a robust addition to the information consumers,
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