Good Hospitals May Have High Death Rates

PITTSBURGH (NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA) — More than 120 hospitals, given top marks by patients for providing excellent care, also have a darker distinction: high death rates for heart attack, heart failure or pneumonia.

Steve Sternberg, a USA TODAY reporter, talked with KDKA Radio’s Rose Ryan-Douglas and Paul Rasmussen during the KDKA Afternoon News on what the new Medicare data has found.

USA Today
More Health News

More from KDKA Afternoon News

One Comment

  1. Rick says:

    Heart disease is preventable through plant-based nutrition. The 21-day kickstart is excellent support and education. Its starts September 5th.

Comments are closed.

More From CBS Pittsburgh

Play It
Get The All New CBS Local App

Listen Live