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News - December 25, 2015

Stanford, Menlo Park hospitals penalized over patient safety

El Camino Hospital in Mountain View had the best scores of local hospitals

by Sue Dremann and Kevin Forestieri

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements drop by 1 percent after Medicare found their patients had too many hospital-acquired conditions, according to documents recently released by the federal Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program.

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