Links to Healthcare Quality Sites

Links to Healthcare Quality Sites

The links provided below are for you to use as a tool to explore the many aspects of health needs throughout our community. The data collected by these organizations serves as a useful tool for helping consumers make informed choices when selecting healthcare facilities. These quality reporting initiatives also improve the state of the healthcare industry by encouraging transparency and accountability to the public.

For more information about healthcare and hospital quality standards, visit these sites:

Affordable Care Act (from HealthCareandYou.org)
Affordable Care Act: www.healthcare.gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Medicare: www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare

DNV Healthcare
DNV Healthcare: www.dnvaccreditation.com

Georgia Hospital Association
Georgia Hospital Association: www.gha.org

Hospital Compare
Hospital Compare: www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare

The Leapfrog Group
The Leapfrog Group: www.leapfroggroup.org

Why Not The Best
Why Not The Best: www.whynotthebest.org

These organizations and many others look at different quality indicators -- some even look at the expense of the procedure as part of overall quality. Assessing quality can be a confusing experience for the healthcare consumer, so it's criticall for each patient, family member and caregiver to educate themselves on risks, as well as pre- and post-operational care. This is an integral part of maximizing postive outcomes and minimzing infections.


For more information about quality initiatives at Phoebe, call 229-312-4590.


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