In December 2016, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) released a preliminary update to the National Scorecard on Rates of Hospital-Acquired Conditions showing a 21 percent reduction in hospital-acquired conditions – preventable complications during hospital visits – from the years 2010 to 2015. This update shows that nearly 125,000 fewer patients died, more than 3 million adverse events were avoided, and over $28 billion in health care costs were saved.…
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The Healthy People 2020 team is pleased to announce the release of our interactive infographics showing data from the Midcourse Review.
The Healthy People 2020 Midcourse Review helps us evaluate the progress we’re making as a Nation toward Healthy People goals and objectives. To support this process, we’ve created interactive infographics to show the status of Healthy People objectives.…
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- Check Out the Access to Health Services Infographic from Healthy People 2020