September 15, 2011

Report Finds Improved Performance by Hospitals


In the latest advance for health care accountability, the country’s leading hospital accreditation board, the Joint Commission, released a list on Tuesday of 405 medical centers that have been the most diligent in following protocols to treat conditions like heart attack and pneumonia. Almost without exception, most highly regarded hospitals in the United States, from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., did not make the list.

NY Times,  by Kevin Sack, 9/15/11

Additional coverage: Las Vegas Review-Journal, Modern Healthcare

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