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Slideshow: Healthgrades Ranks Hospital Quality by State, Region

  

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Improvement in Mortality Rates for Four Key Conditions and Procedures
Sepsis shows the highest mortality rates over time of all mortality rate-based conditions and procedures studied by Healthgrades in 2005-2011. It's average mortality rate was 19.4% over the years of analysis. Arizona had the lowest mortality rates for sepsis at 13.9%, according to the report. Alabama had the highest at 24.1%.

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