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Florida Cesarean Rates, 2000 to 2008

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I have to think (NOT excusing them with this...) that, with the exception of the purple hospital which increased gradually, those SHARP increases had to follow either lawsuits or insurance changes. Because there's no reason, other than defensive medicine, that c-section rates should jump 20-30% in ONE YEAR other than that.

March 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGenevieve

If you are really motivated to find out (I'm not at the moment, sorry) there is a publicly accessible data base where all of that information is available. Using some google-fu, I'm sure someone can dig it up.

March 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMonkey Mama

do you have the infant and maternal mortality rates comparatively for these hospitals?

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAmy V. Haas, BCCE
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