Real World Case Study: Community Hospital
There are three hospitals in your town. You work for Community Hospital, and within a 25-mile radius, there is also Middle 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 Community Hospital has the highest death rate and some of the members are alarmed. In a minimum of 250 words, address the following: does the higher death rate at Community Hospital mean that there is lower quality care? What would you bring up in this discussion at the task force meeting? Reference please.