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Hospitals penalized for patient problems; Five in S.A. spotlighted for infections, clots, more

Feb 04, 2020 - San Antonio Express-News

Mike Fisher / Staff graphic Sources: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Kaiser Health News analysis Hospitals penalized by Medicare (GRAPHIC CHART)

Federal regulators are penalizing five San Antonio hospitals for high rates of what they deem preventable complications, which include infections, blood clots after surgery, sepsis cases, bedsores and hip fractures after a fall. The facilities are University Hospital, Christus Santa Rosa Medical Center, Methodist Hospital, Southwest Gene...