The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Quality Indicators (QIs) are measures of health care quality that make use of readily available hospital inpatient administrative data.
This tool provides you with information on how well the hospitals in your area care for all their adult patients with certain medical conditions. This information will help you compare the quality of hospitals provide. Hospital Compare was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and organizations that represent hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations, other Federal agencies and the public.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is a non-for-profit organization leading the improvement of health care throughout the world.
The National Quality Forum is a private, not-for-profit membership organization created to develop and implement a national strategy for healthcare quality measurement and reporting.
This site provides Information about healthcare providers and services within the state of Pennsylvania.
The purposes of NHSN are to collect data from healthcare facilities in the United States to permit valid estimation of the magnitude of adverse events among patients and healthcare personnel and estimation of the adherence to practices known to be associated with prevention of healthcare-associated infections. http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/
This site provides an Annual Outcomes Report and a Performance Report for Pennsylvania hospitals. http://www.phc4.org/reports/