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Joint Commission General Public Page
Phone: (630) 792-5000
Web Address: www.jointcommission.org/general_public.aspx
 

This Joint Commission website has information about choosing a health care provider, patient safety, Quality Check (a way to check the performance of health care centers), and more.


Joint Commission Quality Check
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Phone: (630) 792-5800
Web Address: www.qualitycheck.org/consumer/searchqcr.aspx
 

The Joint Commission compiles reports and national information on various health care services, including outpatient service centers. If you want to check on the performance of an outpatient service center, use the Quality Check feature on this Web site.


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road
Suite 2000
Rockville, MD  20850
Phone: (301) 427-1104
Web Address: www.ahrq.gov
 

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is one agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. AHRQ supports research initiatives that seek to improve the quality of health care in America. AHRQ's mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of health care for all Americans. The website provides evidence-based information to help people make decisions about health care services.


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