November 9, 2021
  • The Lown Institute released its Hospitals Index – the first ranking to evaluate cost efficiency for more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals. The Lown Institute analysis found wide variation in cost, even among hospitals of the same type, size, region, and with similar mortality rates. Overall, if all hospitals performed as well as the most cost-efficient hospitals, Medicare would save $8 billion each year. (Hospital Index here; Article here)