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The Joint Commission – JCAHO Quality Check

The Joint Commission makes no representations or guarantees about the accuracy of the information or the quality of care provided by any organization not accredited by The Joint Commission listed on this site. The information about the organizations not accredited by The Joint Commission has been provided to The Joint Commission by the organization itself or a third party listing service. Inclusion in this list is for comparison purposes and not to be considered an endorsement by The Joint Commission. Consumers should not rely on this information for choosing a provider without verifying its accuracy.

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The Leapfrog Group – Leapfrog Ratings of Hospital Quality

Today, you can probably get more information about choosing a TV than choosing a doctor or hospital.  Leapfrog is changing that by working to make reporting health care quality and outcomes a routine feature of the US health care system.  We provide information on health care quality so that you can compare hospitals, much like Consumer Reports.

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U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services – Hospital Comparison

Hospital Compare has information about the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the country. You can use Hospital Compare to find hospitals and compare the quality of their care.

The information on Hospital Compare:

  • Can help you make decisions about where you get your health care
  • Encourages hospitals to improve the quality of care they provide

Hospital Compare was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in collaboration with organizations representing consumers, hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations, and other Federal agencies.

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Michigan Health & Safety Coalition

The Michigan Health and Safety Coalition (MH&SC) is a collaborative quality improvement effort focused on improving patient safety in Michigan. MH&SC was first organized in 2000, following the release of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report titled, “To Err is Human”.  In 2006, MH&SC incorporated in Michigan and received approval from the IRS as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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