Despite these limitations, the report finds that healthcare quality in America is suboptimal. Receipt of needed healthcare varies widely. While patients hospitalized with a heart attack receive 95% of recommended services, only 15% of patients on dialysis are registered on a kidney transplant waiting list. Across the core report measures tracked in the NHQR, the median level of receipt of needed care was 59% . We can and should do better.
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