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Report finds hospital care improving for heart failure, heart attack and pneumonia

Newsday.com writes of report released Tuesday (03/20/2007) by the hospital accrediting group – The Joint Commission – which finds that U.S. hospitals have improved the care they offer for heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia during the period 2002 to 2005.

The Joint Commission report examines how well more than 3,000 hospitals follow guidelines for care of the potentially deadly conditions and found that hospitals steadily improved their performance in following guidelines for these conditions during this period.

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