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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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State Variation: Hospital Care Quality Indicators, 2004

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Bar chart shows percent of patients who received recommended care.

Indicators Best State Top 5 States average All States median Bottom 5 States average Worst State
All three conditions
(10 indicators)
88 88 83 79 79
Acute myocardial infarction
(5 indicators)
97 97 93 89 85
Congestive heart failure
(2 indicators)
91 90 84 75 66
(3 indicators)
82 81 74 67 64


Data: 2004 CMS Hospital Compare
Source: Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard on Health System Performance, 2007

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