Evaluate Hospital Partnerships as a Consumer. For this assignment, you will evaluate healthcare organizational performance from the patient’s perspective as a consumer of healthcare services. Access the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website from your resources. Then review the information about Hospital Compare, a website for healthcare consumers.
After reviewing the information about Hospital Compare on the CMS website, use the link on CMS webpage, (in this week’s resources). Also to access the Hospital Compare webpage to begin your research. Once at the Medicare.gov Hospital Compare website. you will select a hospital by using a ZIP Code or city and state location. You may select a hospital in your geographical area or a hospital with a world-renowned reputation.
Your selected hospital will show up on a new page titled Hospital Profile. Secondly, You will find tabs to review the hospital’s general information, a survey of patients’ experiences, timely and effective care, complications and deaths, unplanned hospital visits, uses of medical imaging, and payment and value of care. Hence by clicking on each of these tabs, your selected hospital’s scores are compared to state and national scores.