High­est and low­est per­form­ing safety net hos­pi­tals1

Ranked by out­comes in four clin­i­cal ar­eas

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For more in­for­ma­tion about the data used to com­pile this list please con­tact MPA Health­care Solutions, 1 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago 60601; 312-467-1700; con­sultmpa.com

Sources: CMS, Lim­ited Data Set 100% in­pa­tient sam­ple from 2012-14, an­a­lyzed by health­care an­a­lyt­ics firm MPA Health­care Solutions.

1De­fined here as a hospi­tal that pro­vides at least 0.1% of the na­tion’s char­ity care. A to­tal of 201 hos­pi­tals met this cri­te­rion. 2( Ob­served per­for­mance – pre­dicted per­for­mance) / stan­dard de­vi­a­tion. Neg­a­tive val­ues rep­re­sent bet­ter-than-ex­pected per­for­mance and pos­i­tive val­ues rep­re­sent sub­stan­dard per­for­mance.

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