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How to Use Online Ratings for a Hospital

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What you can find: A list of hospitals in your area based on your city, state, or distance from your ZIP code.

Details you can see: You can compare hospitals based only on patient safety ratings or add one or more safety ratings for specific conditions and procedures. Patient safety ratings include:

  • Preventing medication errors
  • Safe practices
  • ICU infection rates
  • Maternity care
  • Patient experience of care

Rating format: Bar graphs show a hospital's rank in certain categories

What the rating is based on: Data submitted by hospitals to the Leapfrog group, an organization started by large employers to help inform their purchasing decisions.

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