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Hospitals keep public in the dark about pediatric heart surgery death rates

from FierceHealthcare

Survival rates can vary drastically for high-risk surgeries, but parents whose infants need heart surgery often are left in the dark about the success rates of hospitals that perform these difficult procedures on delicate patients, CNN reports. Though about 22,000 babies and children undergo heart surgery each year, more than half of the 109 hospitals that perform these procedures provide no information on the mortality rates of their young patients, the news outlet found, based on data from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons more

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