Other Related Links - Cardiology
The following links include important information about national quality indicators for cardiac care and how Berkshire Health Systems is rated in these areas.
Hospital Compare – Provides information that compares how well hospitals perform in certain medical conditions
The Joint Commission – This new “Quality Check” program reports data for hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare settings
The Leap Frog Group – Promotes and rates hospitals on 4 patient safety “leaps:” computerized physician order entry, use of intensivists, volume and safe practices.
Health Grades – Uses Medicare and state survey data to calculate a 5-star rating system of hospitals and nursing homes.