| Hospitals & Health Facilities
Hospitals - Local
Hospitals - Nationwide
- America's Best Hospitals
U.S. News & World Reports
- American Hospital Directory
Data for over 6,000 hospitals built from Medicare claims data, cost reports, and other public use files obtained from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
- Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project (HCUP)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
HCUP databases contain a core set of clinical and nonclinical information found in a typical discharge abstract including all-listed diagnoses and procedures, discharge status, patient demographics, and charges for all patients.
- Hospital Compare
US Department of Health & Human Services
A consumer-oriented website that provides information on how well hospitals provide recommended care to their patients.
American Hospital Association
Healthcare news and resources, and portals to related communities
Massachusetts General Hospital
Domestic and international hospitals web links
- Massachusetts Health Data Consortium, Inc.
The Data Locator provides links to web resources answering specific data, i.e. numerical, questions regarding cost/expenditures of healthcare, incidence/prevalence of disease, drug costs, facilities, and healthcare workforce.
- National Hospital Discharge and Ambulatory Surgery Data
National Center for Health Statistics
Conducted annually since 1965, the survey provides information on characteristics of inpatients discharged from non-Federal short-stay hospitals in the US.
- Vimo - Comparison Shopping for Health
Commercial site allowing visitors to research, rate, and purchase health insurance and health savings accounts, as well as peruse a hospital directory, which includes price comparisons of procedures.