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Hospital Mortality Rates #308695

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Susan Spencer) Hospital mortality rates discovered from Medicare survey examined. [Health Research Group spokesperson Dr. Sidney WOLFE - praises data.] [American Hospital Association spokesperson Jack OWEN - feels survey is misleading.] Factors affecting facilities' death rates and not explained in survey outlined. [Nursing director Rita ROSANSKI - notes all patients at her hospice are terminally ill.] [Health Care Financing Admin. spokesperson Dr. Henry DESMARAIS - notes list doesn't indicate problems at hospitals.] Advantages of survey explained. [WOLFE - advises consumers.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:02:30

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