Find out what state, national and industry organizations are saying about hospital quality in the U.S.
H-CAHPS (Hospital-Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Symptoms) – This site offers “hospital care quality information from the consumer perspective.”
Leapfrog Group – This a coalition of over 170 companies and organizations focused on quality and safety in healthcare.
HospitalCompare – This website was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), along with the Hospital Quality Alliance.
Institute of Healthcare Improvement sponsors the 100,000 Lives campaign and 5 Million Lives campaign for patient safety.
National Quality Forum is a not-for-profit membership organization created to develop and implement a national strategy for measuring and reporting on health care quality.
Patient Advocate Request – Northwest Community Hospital’s Patient Advocate office can answer questions about hospital policies and procedures, and can assist with problems or concerns.