The quality of healthcare impact patients medically in other ways. High quality medical care can speed recover from clinical procedures, improve our ability to stay well and our quality of life.
Select health care providers that have a reputation for quality.
The Office of Facilities Regulation inspects health care facitilies to check for violations to minimum standards and to see where quality is maintained above the minimum.
Part of our inspection information is used by the United States Department of Health & Human Services to generate national quality profiles for facilities that are in the Medicaid/Medicare programs.
Our Health Care Quality Reporting Program created by state law goes above and beyond the national performance information to collect clinical and patient satisfaction information for home health agencies, hospitals, nursing homes and physicans.