University Hospitals May Not Be All That Better Than Community Hospitals

With the exception of cancer care, university hospitals generally do not provide higher quality of care than other hospitals, according to a recent study that evaluated data from 118 university hospitals and compared them with data from general, acute and non-federal U.S. hospitals.

The study, titled “An Assessment of the Quality of University Hospital Care in the U.S.,” found that although university hospitals do very well as a group in cancer care and in overall medical care, in many clinical categories they either performed the same as non-university hospitals or sometimes far worse.

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