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Hospital Compare - A quality tool for adults, including people with Medicare

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Find and Compare Hospitals

Welcome to Hospital Compare. This tool provides you with information on how well the hospitals care for all their adult patients with certain medical conditions or surgical procedures. This information will help you compare the quality of care hospitals provide. Talk to your doctor about this information to help you, your family and your friends make your best hospital care decisions.

Hospital Compare was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Health and Human Services, and other members of the Hospital Quality Alliance: Improving Care Through Information (HQA). The information on this website has been provided primarily by hospitals that have agreed to submit quality information for Hospital Compare to make public.


General Information

Hospital Checklist:

Be prepared. Here are some important questions for you to consider before you or your loved one goes to the hospital.

Your Rights as a Hospital Patient:
Know your Medicare rights.

Note to Hospitals:
Who to contact if the information about your hospital’s characteristics is incorrect



  • Hospital Process of Care Measures:
    See how often a hospital gives recommended treatments for certain conditions or procedures.

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  • Hospital Outcome of Care Measures:
    See the results of care or treatment for certain conditions or procedures.

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  • Survey of Patients' Hospital Experiences:
    See what hospital patients say about the care they received during a recent hospital stay.

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  • Medicare Payment and Volume:
    See how much Medicare paid hospitals on average for certain conditions or procedures. You can see the number of Medicare patients treated for certain conditions.

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Page Last Updated: August 18, 2008

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