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Data Points: Nursing home quality

Data Points: Nursing home quality

The hospital industry is keenly interested in how well patients are cared for after they are discharged. Some stats from HHS' Office of Inspector General indicate that the quality of care at nursing homes is slipping.

Sepsis mortality rate on the rise

A new JAMA study that analyzed clinical data of 2.9 million patients found the number of sepsis deaths grew from 2009 to 2014 despite old findings that showed mortality was decreasing.

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