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Default Medicare Announces Updated, Enhanced Tools For Patients To Compare Hospitals And Nurs

"Two websites that help Americans make informed choices about hospitals and nursing homes have been redesigned and will make more information available to the public, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services".


"Both sites contain important data on how well these facilities perform on quality measures ? such as the frequency of infections that develop in the hospital, how often patients have to be readmitted to the hospital, and the percentage of nursing residents who report having moderate to severe pain while staying in the nursing homes. Researchers will now be able to access the data on both of these sites through mobile ready applications".

"The sites can be found online at www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov/ and www.medicare.gov/nhcompare/ The Eldercare Locator can be found at www.eldercare.gov . This public service of the Administration on Community Living is a nationwide service that connects older adults and their caregivers with information on senior services".

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