Hospital Compare is an online tool by United States Department of Health and Human Services that lets users find and compare hospitals in their city. The tool, obviously, is US-only and you can search for hospitals by city, state or zip code.
The search type can be general, by medical condition or by surgical procedure. It shows details like the hospital’s address, type, etc. You can select up to 3 hospitals and compare them on the basis of mortality rates, patient satisfaction survey results and many other such parameters.
The tool has data for over 4,700 hospitals across the US and also provides bar graphs for quick comparison. So the next time you need to go to a hospital, this is the tool you should be checking first and then decide on the right hospital to visit.
- Locate and compare hospitals across the country.
- For US residents only.
- Developed by US Department of Health and Human Services.
- Similar tools: HealthInReach, Doctor Finder, UCompareHealthcare and RateMDs.
Check out Hospital Compare @ hospitalcompare.hhs.gov/hospital-search.aspx?loc=New%20York,%20NY&lat=40.7143528&lng=-74.0059731&stype=GENERAL&=