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UNM and Presbyterian win hospital awards

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — University of New Mexico and Presbyterian hospitals were among 260 hospitals nationwide to receive a 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence.

The awards are given out by the Denver-based Healthgrades, an online resource for information about hospitals and doctors. The company looked at risk-adjusted mortality, complications rates and other clinical outcomes at about 4,500 hospitals around the country.

The group of award recipients represents the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation, according to a company news release.