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Study finds NYC hospitals differ on care at life’s end

New York Times, May 30, 2008
Consumer Reports launched an online tool that lets users compare hospitals on their treatment of patients with life-threatening chronic illness, based on the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care 2008. The New York Times reports that the data show the city's private teaching hospitals were among the most aggressive in the nation, ranking in the 94th percentile as a group, while the public hospitals landed in the 69th percentile.