Finding Hospital Quality Reports Online

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One of the best-kept secrets in medicine is where you can find the best doctors in your area — the best service and, most important, the lowest rate of death for a given procedure.

The Hospital Quality Alliance, a partnership of hospitals, physicians, nurses, experts and the government, is sharing new information on hospital quality. It is set to be available as of Thursday, June 21, and at least some data is available sooner. Click here to browse the site.

Also visit the federal Medicare site to search some hospital safety statistics by zip code.


More Resources

Other Web sites do provide some comparative information and data on hospital care. At least 20 states have Web sites that report hospital quality data. See if yours is listed below:
California
  • Cal Hospital Compare
    Colorado
  • Colorado Hospital Quality
    Florida
  • Florida Health Stat: Florida Compare Care
  • Florida Informed Patient
    Georgia
  • Georgia Hospital Quality Check
    Iowa
  • Iowa Healthcare Collaborative
    Kentucky
  • Kentucky Hospital Association Quality Data
    Massachusetts:
  • Massachusetts' Hospitals: Patients First
    Michigan
  • Michigan Health and Hospital Association
    Minnesota
  • Minnesota Hospital Quality Report
    Missouri
  • Missouri Hospital Association's Focus on Hospitals
    New Hampshire
  • New Hampshire QualityCare
    North Carolina
  • North Carolina Hospital Quality
    New York
  • New York State Department Of Health
    Ohio
  • Ohio Hospital Association: The Consumer's Guide to Quality Health Care in Ohio
    Oregon
  • Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
    Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council
    Rhode Island
  • Hospital Association of Rhode Island
    Utah
  • Utah CheckPoint
    Vermont
  • Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Services
    Washington
  • Washington State Hospital Association: Hospital Quality Measure
    Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin CheckPoint
    • Christine Lagorio

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