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best interests when it concerns safety. Both hospitals received average scores in the patient safety indicator categories.
The Niagara Health Quality Coalition says the state-of-the-art report offers information about every hospital in the state for an array of procedures and conditions including mortality rates, infection rates, error rates, and rates of utilization for procedures where the scientific literature generally does not support the use of such procedures.
The data, unlike most other hospital evaluations, is not a collection of voluntary or self-reported measures that give one-sided information to consumers. Rather, the coalition's measures are based on discharge information, a press release for the reporting agency said. It also added that this is the first time discharge data was used for hospital report cards.