Core Measures of Quality

Why should patients choose a particular hospital? In health care, quality means positive outcomes and the peace of mind of knowing that you are being treated at an excellent organization.

The Hospital Quality Alliance is a public-private collaboration established to promote reporting on hospital quality of care. As a third-party evaluators, Hospital Compare's sole mission is to compare and rank key services.

The Hospital Compare website display how often hospitals provide recommended for patients having surgery, or being treated for a heart attack, heart failure or pneumonia.