Make informed choices about your child’s health
As a parent, you want your child to have the most advanced, quality care available. With the following trusted sources, you have access to a wealth of knowledge to help you determine which hospital may be the right fit for your family. From hospital vetting organizations to a patient satisfaction institute, these resources can help answer your questions about where to receive quality care.
1) Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) – Here, you can find quality and performance information on specific conditions and procedures in Florida's short-term acute care facilities, hospitals and ambulatory (outpatient) surgery centers.
2) The Joint Commission – Want your child’s hospital to have the stamp of approval nationally? This respected, independent, not-for-profit organization evaluates and accredits more than 15,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.
3) Hospital Compare – Get a snapshot of the hospitals in your area and how they’re performing in areas such as patient experiences, timely and effective care, and more.
4) The Picker Institute Patient Satisfaction Surveys – What’s important to most patients during a hospital stay may also be important to you and your family. We’ve partnered with the Institute to obtain feedback from our patients in categories like comfort, safety and coordination of care.