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.

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