Hospital Comparison Guide

These sites will help you find the finest hospitals — in your state, and across the country: [step-list-wrapper title=”” time=””]

These sites will help you find the finest hospitals — in your state, and across the country:
[step-list-wrapper title=”” time=””] [step-item number=”1. ” image_url=”” title=”Hospital Compare” ]Use this tool from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to compare the quality of care hospitals provide.
http://www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2. ” image_url=”” title=”Health Grades” ]See ratings for hospitals according to specialty, such as cardiac surgery, cardiology, orthopedic surgery, women’s health, and more.
http://www.healthgrades.com[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3. ” image_url=”” title=”The Leapfrog Group” ]Leapfrog gathers and reports information on hospital quality and patient safety. Make more informed decisions about where to receive hospital care by searching for hospitals in your area.
http://leapfroggroup.org[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4. ” image_url=”” title=”UCompareHealthCare” ]Browse quality and safety measures, check services provided, procedure volume, and more. Compare multiple hospitals on a variety of measures with the comparison report option.
http://www.ucomparehealthcare.com[/step-item]

[step-item number=”5. ” image_url=”” title=”Hospitals Worldwide” ]Search through a database of worldwide hospitals to find contact details and websites.
http://www.hospitalsworldwide.com/[/step-item]
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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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