Monday, November 7, 2011

A New Tool to Compare Hospital Performance

Last week, Tom Avril and Dylan Purcell, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reported on the Center of Medicare & Medicaid Services' hospital performance measurements for Philadelphia area hospitals. The Inquirer has created its own health portal for Philadelphia area residents to obtain performance data on eight serious, generally preventable conditions that may influence which facility they chose to obtain health services from when necessary.

Click here to access the Philadelphia Inquirer's hospital performance data.

Click here to read the news article regarding hospital performance measurements.

Click here to read more about INQRI teams' work addressing quality/performance measurement.

Click here to access the CMS hospital compare website.

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