Quality and Safety
We strive to be your trusted source of information. To help you begin making
informed choices for health care services, we provide the following hospital
The methods listed below showcase a hospital’s ability to provide
quality care for patients. Because each patient is different and outcomes
of each case cannot always be predicted, measuring this data can often
be difficult. The collection of health care data can also be challenging.
As with any major health care decision, it’s best to compare as
many measurement types as possible to form the most complete picture of
a hospital's total quality of care.
AHCA – The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) focuses on providing Floridians
with access to affordable, quality health care. In addition to performance
data, AHCA’s website offers information on certain medical conditions
and procedures in Florida's short-term acute care hospitals and ambulatory
(outpatient) surgery centers. Learn more at
The Joint Commission - The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is an
independent, not-for-profit organization that evaluates and accredits
more than 20,500 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.
The Joint Commission’s quality check website provides meaningful
information about the comparative performance of accredited organizations
to the public. Learn more at
Hospital Compare - Hospital Compare, a service provided by the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services (CMS), was created through collaboration with organizations
representing consumers, hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations,
and other Federal agencies. Hospital Compare offers consumers information
on the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals nationwide.
Visit the Hospital Compare website at