New Online Directory Allows for Comparing Care Quality
On Tuesday, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced the launch of a new online directory of health care providers that allows consumers to compare the quality of care provided by physicians and hospitals. Organized by state, the directory features an interactive map that gives consumers access to 197 state and 27 national quality databases from not-for-profit organizations, health plans and government agencies.
- "New Website To Help Patients Compare Doctors, Hospitals" (Levey, "Booster Shots," Los Angeles Times, 6/27).
- "Comparing Hospitals and Doctors" (Abelson, "Prescriptions," New York Times, 6/28).
- "Foundation Launches Health Care Quality Directory" (Robertson, Sacramento Business Journal, 6/28).
- "RWJ Launches Health Care Quality Data Website" (Clark, HealthLeaders Media, 6/29).