Medical University Hospital and over 10 other SC hospitals face penalty after medical mistakes.

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13 SC hospitals are being penalized by federal medicare program for making too many avoidable mistakes that could have harmed patients. Such mistakes as catheter-associated urinary tract infections, central-line bloodstream infections and a third category called “serious complications,” such as blood clots after surgery or wounds that split open following an operation.

These hospitals will lose %1 of their Medicare payments for one fiscal year.

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You can read the entire article here http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20141229/PC16/141229453

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