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Title Hospital compare : a quality tool for adults, including people with Medicare.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : United States, Dept. of Health & Human Services


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  HE 22.48:    ---  Available
Current Frequency Updated quarterly
Description text txt rdacontent
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Summary Provides statistics on the quality of care provided by hospitals throughout the United States as measured against recommended standards. Created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA). Emphasizes care geared toward heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia. Compares the quality of care provided in the acute-care hospitals (general hospitals) and critical access hospitals (small, remote hospitals) that agree to submit data.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web from the HHS web site. p (supplemental material and documentation). Current access is available via PURLs.
Note Description based on contents viewed on July 11, 2005; title from home page caption.
Subject Hospitals -- United States -- Evaluation.
Hospitals -- Standards -- United States.
Hospitals -- United States -- Directories.
Hospitals -- United States -- Statistics.
Hospital patients -- United States -- Statistics.
Quality Assurance, Health Care -- standards.
Hospitals, General -- standards.
Hospitals, Rural -- standards.
Delivery of Health Care -- standards.
United States.
Hospital patients. (OCoLC)fst00961005
Hospitals. (OCoLC)fst00961166
Hospitals -- Evaluation. (OCoLC)fst00961319
Hospitals -- Standards. (OCoLC)fst00961554
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Statistics.
Directories. (OCoLC)fst01423796
Statistics. (OCoLC)fst01423727
Added Author United States. Department of Health and Human Services.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (U.S.)
Other Title Quality tool for adults, including people with Medicare
Note Title in HTML header, <2005>: HHS Hospital compare
Title in HTML header, <2008>: - Hospital compare
Gpo Item No. 0512-A-69 (online)
Sudoc No. HE 22.48:

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