Website that allows you to compare the quality of care among hospitals based on data reported to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS)
A national survey that asks patients about their experiences during a recent hospital stay.
The Joint Commission Report
A report from an independent, nonprofit organization that accredits and certifies more than 19,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.
Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance
Data on a variety of healthcare quality measures on all of the general acute care hospitals in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Department of Healthcare Associated Infection Report
The fourth report to be released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, documenting the occurrence and patterns of healthcare-associated infections.
Why not the best?
Published performance on various measures of healthcare quality and enabling of organizations to compare their performance against that of peer organizations, against a range of benchmarks and over time.
Partnership for Patients Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network
A national effort to reduce the number of hospital-acquired conditions by 40 percent and hospital readmissions by 20 percent by the end of 2013.