From Hendersonville Lightning:
Pardee Hospital was one of only two hospitals in North Carolina to receive the highest rating based on a review by Consumer Reports magazine of 27 types of surgeries, the hospital’s medical chief of staff told the Board of Directors.
… The magazine completed the study with help from a health care consulting firm that analyzes medical claims and clinical records of Medicare-covered surgeries. Among the hospitals scoring average were Mission Hospital in Asheville, Park Ridge in Fletcher and UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, Pardee’s management partner.
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