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Other web sites of interest on health and health care quality

Ohio Hospital Care

website: http://ohiohospitalcompare.ohio.gov

Ohio law requires the state health department to inform consumers about hospital quality. Hospitals provide the 2008 data in this report, which  duplicates some information available on the federal Hospital Compare Web site.

It also includes dozens of measures, including hospital-acquired infections and other measures of patient safety, that are not available elsewhere.

Cleveland and Cuyahoga Health Resource

website: http://healthdatamatters.org/

Cuyahoga County residents' health is among the poorest in the state. Infants in some neighborhoods are 3 times more likely to die than elsewhere in the United States. Resources here can help people work together on these issues. Find the latest data and contribute to the conversation.

Nursing Home Compare

website: http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare

Quality information about every nursing home in the country that accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The site covers only skilled nursing facilities and not other long-term care choices, such as community-based services, home care or assisted living.

The LeapFrog Group Hospital Compare

website: http://www.leapfroggroup.org/cp

Search the Leapfrog hospital information by zip code, city or state. View each hospital’s progress in implementing the Leapfrog-recommended quality and safety practices.

County Health Rankings

website: www.countyhealthrankings.org

Where we live matters. The health of a community depends on many factors, including the quality of health care, individual behavior, education, jobs and the environment. Check the health of the county in which you live.

HealthCare.gov

website: http://www.healthcare.gov/compare

One visit to this web site allows you to search throughout the country for quality data on hospitals, nursing homes and dialysis facilities.