Health Care Comparison Websites

The following sites allow consumers to compare the cost, quality or ratings of various local, regional or national health care providers and their services.

Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality
“WCHQ publicly reports and brings meaning to performance measurement information that improves the quality and affordability of healthcare in Wisconsin, in turn improving the health of individuals and communities.”

Wisconsin Price Point
“This Web site allows health care consumers to receive basic, facility-specific information about healthcare services and charges.”

The Leapfrog Group
“Comparing hospitals’ performance on the national standards of safety, quality, and efficiency that are most relevant to consumers and purchasers of care.”

US Department of Health & Human Services Hospital Compare
“Patients Rate the Quality of Care During their Stay at Hospitals.”

US Department of Health & Human Services State Snapshots
“The State Snapshots provide State-specific health care quality information, including strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement.”

Wisconsin Check Point
“The mission of CheckPoint is to develop consumer-focused initiatives that will provide reliable, valid measures of health care in Wisconsin to aid the selection of quality health care and quality improvement activities within the hospital field.”

Health Grades
“HealthGrades is the leading health care ratings organization, providing ratings and profiles of hospitals, nursing homes and physicians to consumers, corporations, health plans and hospitals.”

Health Scorecard
Here you will find a variety of information on health concerns encompassing the 20 counties of the La Crosse Medical Health Science Consortium.”

Connecticut Center for Patient Safety
The Connecticut Center for Patient Safety works in our communities, within our healthcare systems, and with elected officials to improve the quality of healthcare and to protect the rights of injured patients through education, accountability, and advocacy.