Real World Case Study: Community Hospital

Suppose there are three hospitals in your town. You work for Community Hospital and within 25 mile radius there are also Lincoln  Hospital and University Hospital. You are serving on a Quality Task Force at your hospital and the task force is comparing death rates for all three hospitals. The task force finds that the Community Hospital has the highest death rate. In your post address the following:

1. Does the higher death rate at Community Hospital mean that there is lower quality care?

2. What would you bring up in this discussion at the task force meeting? 

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