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Finding and Choosing a Hospital

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Looking for a hospital?

Provider Search:  This application from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services allows you to search for Wisconsin hospitals by location within the state.

Search a database: This database, published by American Hospital Directory, Inc., provides online data for more than 6,000 hospitals. The information includes data from the American Hospital Association and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Guides to help you choose a hospital

Hospital Compare, from CMS, provides information on the quality of care provided at hospitals in states and territories throughout the country. The site also includes a hospital checklist to help you choose a hospital.

Quality Check is a service offered by the Joint Commission, a nonprofit organization that evaluates health care quality and safety. Look up a hospital by name or location.

The Leapfrog Group Hospital Survey:  Reports from hospitals on progress they have made toward meeting four safety standards  established by the Leapfrog Group, a coalition of public and private organizations that purchase health care benefits for their employees.

Last Revised: October 14, 2013