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October 22, 2015

Fewer Patients Die at Fully Accredited Hospitals, Study Finds

Fewer Patients Die at Fully Accredited Hospitals, Study Finds

Until now there has been sparse documentation for any differences in quality of care or patient outcomes according to whether patients are treated at hospitals which fully meet the requirements of the accreditation standards or not. However, a new study including more than 276,000 patients who had been admitted to Danish hospitals has now for the first time examined this question and found an association.
 
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2015/09/fewer-patients-die-at-fully-accredited-hospitals.aspx

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