Some NJ Hospitals Unhappy with How They Score in New Ranking System

Some NJ Hospitals Unhappy with How They Score in New Ranking System

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“In a move designed to help patients and family members select the best healthcare facility for their needs, the federal government created a new, simplified rating system that assigned hospitals nationwide between one and five stars based on clinical outcomes, customer satisfaction, and adherence to key protocols. But the federal Centers for Medicare…”

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  1. I will never forget going down to Camden in 1978 or 1979. On this extra-wide avenue, I passed block after block, of houses with no doors. Where were all the people? Camden is poorest city in nj, so I was wondering about how a hospital down ever scored ‘4 stars’.

    Read about Our Lady of Lourdes in Camden.
    https://www.lourdesnet.org/
    the article is from nyt, easy reading.

    ‘At the Mayo Clinic and at major
    academic centers like NewYork-Presby-
    terian Hospital, it is 50 minutes — a sta-
    tistic that, amazingly, Lourdes matches.’

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