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Find hospitals that score high before you check in

Find hospitals that score high before you check in

Choosing a good hospital shouldn't seem all that difficult. If you're facing surgery or another procedure, you can seek the advice of your doctor, family and friends. But consumers who want to dig deeper -- delving into hospitals' quality, safety and affordability -- can quickly become confused and concerned. You can consult an ever-growing array of hospital "report cards" that grade facilities based on patient satisfaction, infection rates, surgical outcomes and other factors. But these reports often offer conflicting scores, and a hospital highly rated by one system may fare poorly on another. Even hospitals with good scores on surgical outcomes could fail the...

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