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CMS to resume releasing hospital-acquired conditions data

Accreditation Insider, September 9, 2014

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The CMS will make data on eight hospital-acquired conditions available on its website, a year after removing it last summer from its Hospital Compare site, according to USA Today. Before the data were removed, the Hospital Compare site listed hospital-acquired conditions for thousands of acute-care hospitals.

The data include “never events” such as infections such as MRSA and sepsis and foreign objects left in patients’ bodies.

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