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Two Jacksonville hospitals are being penalized for their patients receiving high rates of preventable injuries

The Times Union and Action News reports that two Jacksonville-area hospitals are being penalized after a federal agency concluded that their patients receive high rates of preventable injuries during their stays. UF Health Jacksonville and Memorial Hospital Jacksonville will have their Medicare payments cut by 1% through September, according to CMS. The reductions could cost them […]

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Area hospitals perform below national standards for preventing infections

The Florida Times Union reports on an unfortunate problem that area hospitals cannot seem to shake.  We have four hospitals in the Jacksonville area that performed below national standards for preventing infections during patients’ stays, according to a study from the CDC.  UF Health Jacksonville (Shands Jacksonville) was one of seven hospitals nationwide that performed below standards […]

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