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List Of Transplant Facilities Not Meeting Standards

To qualify for Medicare funding, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires transplant centers to perform a certain number of transplants annually and achieve a specific unadjusted survival rate for patients one year after surgery. Transplant programs at the following hospitals failed to meet one or both of the standards. Heart Did fewer than the required 12 in 2005: California: UC San Diego Medical Center, Sutter Memorial Hospital in Sacramento, Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles Connecticut: Hartford Hospital Washington, D.C.: Washington Hospital Center Florida: St. Luke's Hospital Illinois: Rush University...

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