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of all U.S. hospitals are major teaching hospitals

of inpatient care for patients with rare conditions

is provided at major teaching hospitals 41%
of neonatal intensive care units are located at major teaching hospitals

of pediatric intensive care units are located at major teaching hospitals

of Level I trauma centers are located at major teaching hospitals

of bone marrow transplants are performed at major teaching hospitals

of NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers are affiliated with a major teaching hospital or medical school

billion is the estimated five-year cut in Medicare payments to teaching hospitals as a result of the 1997 Balanced Budget Amendment

billion in charity care annually is provided by major teaching hospitals (which amounts to 45% of all charity care nationwide)

million in charity care was provided in 2000 by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

million in additional community benefits (outreach, education, subsidized services, etc.) was provided in 2000 by DHMC

Sources: Association of American Medical Colleges and DHMC

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