旺旺首页 > 英语 > VOA美国之音 > 标准英语 > 2008 > August > US Hospital Death Rates Now Publicly Available
更新时间:2008/8/30
 » Download Audio

By Melinda Smith
Washington
29 August 2008

Hospitals take control measures to curb spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria
With a little advance notice, patients and their families in the United States can go to a Web site called 'Hospital Compare', run by a U.S. Government agency called the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
For the first time, Americans can go on the Internet to find out more about the quality of care at their local hospitals. The data also includes hospital death rates for the most common fatal illnesses, such as heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia. In the case of children, the survey also evaluates the medical treatment for asthma. VOA's Melinda Smith says this information measures whether a hospital is performing up to national standards. 

 

相关主题链接:
McCain Picks Alaska Governor as Vice Presidential Candidate
Exhibit of Presidential Artifacts Arrives in Denver
Russian Markets and Currency Hit by Georgian Conflict
World Watches as Obama Makes History
Republicans Raise Heat on Democrats During Convention
US Home Prices Continue to Drop
Former President Carter Says Obama Ready to Lead
Democrats Make History With Obama Nomination
Louisiana Prepares for Possible Hurricane in Coming Days
Survey Finds Most Muslims Upbeat on Globalization
Louisiana Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Possible Hurricane
India Declares Flood a 'National Calamity'