Study finds quality high, but prices vary
The vast majority of hospitals in the U.S. offer high quality healthcare, according to a study, although the costs for the same care varies widely among specific regions and the nation. The 2008 Hospital Value Index, which ranks 1,500 U.S. hospitals based on the value of care offered to patients, also found that numerous hospitals with a reputation for offering high quality care do not necessarily provide high value care.
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