You can use the information found at healthcarecomps.com to help make a more informed decision when selecting a hospital. We provide meaningful data on how patients rate their own experiences and how hospitals are rated based on quality measures such as:
Choosing a hospital can be a difficult and personal decision that is based on individual needs and preferences. Besides location, one thing to consider when choosing a hospital is whether your primary care physican is affiliated with the hospital. Discuss this with your PCP and see what hospital he/she recommends and why.
Step 1: Learn about the care you need and your hospital choices
Talk to your doctor / health care provider about the following:
Based on your condition, ask your doctor / health care provider questions such as:
Step 2: Think about your personal and financial needs
Check your hospital insurance coverage:
Think about your preferences
Step 3: Discuss your hospital options, and choose a hospital
Talk with family members or friends about the hospitals you're comparing. Talk to your doctor or health care provider how the hospital information you gathered applies to you. Use an online tool like healthcarecomps.com to compare and find a hospital that is best for you.