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Expand federal Web site on hospital quality data

Des Moines Register, May 28, 2008
Providing information about hospitals is a move in the right direction in this country, where it's virtually impossible for patients to find out everything from the price of a procedure to discipline taken against doctors to how many people died from infections in a certain hospital, says this editorial from the Des Moines Register. But Hospital Compare has a lot of room to grow in providing needed information for consumers, say the editors.