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Vital New Quality Data on Hospital Readmission Rates Available on Hospital Compare Website
Date:7/9/2009

ective and comparable information to further improve the quality of care and service to their communities."

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The Hospital Quality Alliance, a landmark public-private partnership of hospitals, government agencies, quality experts, purchasers, consumer groups and other health care organizations. The HQA believes that the availability and use of clinical quality, patient experience, equity, efficiency, and pricing information will spur positive changes in health care delivery. A cornerstone of our collaboration is Hospital Compare (www.HospitalCompare.hhs.gov) which publicly reports hospital performance in a consistent, unified manner to ensure the availability of credible information about the care delivered in the nation's hospitals.

Members of the HQA include:

AARP

AFL-CIO

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

America's Health Insurance Plans

American Hospital Association American Medical Association American Nurses Association

Association of American Medical Colleges Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project Federation of American Hospitals

The Joint Commission

National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems National Business Coalition on Health

National Quality Forum

Society for Critical Care Medicine

U. S. Chamber of Commerce

Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality

For more information about the HQA and its partners, please visit www.hospitalqualityalliance.org.


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