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Healthcare Quality Reporting Program HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED PRESSURE ULCERS Care Outcomes Report, January-December 2011 Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (sometimes called pressure sores or bed sores) are reported on the Department of Health's (HEALTH's) Web site as part of the public reporting program's hospital reporting work. You can learn more about hospital-acquired pressure ulcers--including the data source, how the rates and diamonds are calculated, and why this information is important--by reading the Methods. With questions about a hospital's performance, please contact the hospital directly by clicking on its name. The diamonds show you how hospitals compare to one another Hospital (Alphabetical) Kent Hospital Landmark Medical Center Memorial Hospital The Miriam Hospital Newport Hospital Our Lady of Fatima Hospital Rhode Island Hospital Roger Williams Medical Center South County Hospital Westerly Hospital Women and Infants Hospital

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Diamonds are assigned based on how different each hospital's performance is from the state's average performance: Better than expected About the same as expected Worse than expected The statistical methods are described in the Methods.

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