Date: 08-21-10 08:39
Differences In Health System Quality Performance By Ownership - RESULT
A new study released today by Ann Arbor-based Thomson Reuters has found Catholic and other church-owned health systems deliver higher quality, more efficient care than for-profit health systems.
The Thomson Reuters study reviewed 255 U.S. health systems with two or more hospitals and grouped them into four types of ownership: Catholic, other church-owned, non-profit and for-profit.
Of the four ownership types, for-profit health systems had the lowest performance, the study found.
(To read full report, please visit: http://100tophospitals.com/assets/100TOPSystemOwnership.pdf )