Compare services and ratings on kidney dialysis facilities in any state or US territory, by Medicare.gov. Compare kidney dialysis centers from Fresenius FMC, DaVita, US Renal Care, American Renal Associates, Dialysis Clinic, Satellite Healthcare, Mayo, and more. They are all here. Quality measures show relative survival among facilities and quality of care provided to Medicare patients at hospital-sponsored centers, nonprofit and for-profit dialysis centers. Patient satisfaction results also shown for each dialysis center. Time periods covered were not readily disclosed. Resources on kidney failure and end stage renal disease (ESRD) also linked. Updated April 27, 2022. Part of the CareCompare services from the federal government.
Find an accredited ambulatory health care facility or surgery center. AAAHC, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care is a nonprofit that currently accredits over 6,600 organizations in a wide variety of ambulatory health care settings, including ambulatory and office based outpatient surgery centers, community health centers, dental clinics, endoscopy centers, lithotripsy centers, some managed health plans, medical group practices, retail clinics, urgent care centers, specialty services, and workplace clinics. (See also Joint Commission website for hospital-owned ambulatory surgery center accreditation.)
Find free reports on deficiencies for Alabama nursing homes, assisted living, outpatient surgery facilities, hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, end stage renal disease treatment (kidney dialysis) centers, rehab facilities and more. Shows facilities and organizations with terminated or probation licenses. Some Inspection reports may contain no deficiencies, but simply report a regulatory visit. Look up licenses to see if the facility or agency has closed. Updated with 2023 survey results. Site by the AL Department of Public Health. Easy to use.
Find an ALS center or clinic that is certified. The ALS Association is a non-profit dedicated to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (“Lou Gehrig’s disease”). They select, certify and support regional ALS centers and clinics they recognize as the best in the field; and which have neurological diagnostics and imaging, and available certain on-site licensed and certified ancillary services. Updated October 2022.
The Colorado Health Facilities site shows complaints, incidents (referred to as occurrences), inspection surveys, and adverse events that must be reported to the state for all types of health facilities licensed by Colorado. Includes hospitals, hospice and home health agencies, nursing homes, assisted living residences, ambulatory surgery centers, birth centers, dialysis clinics, outpatient physical therapy, adult day programs, community mental health clinics, psychiatric hospitals, portable x-ray services, and more. State government website by the CO Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).
Look up and verify health care facility licenses for Connecticut nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, hospice, hospitals, mental health facilities, outpatient clinics, surgical facilities, substance abuse and recovery care centers, residential care, and other health care services. To find nursing home information, select Chronic and Convalescent Nursing Home, and License Status “Active”. Inspection reports are included for many facilities. CT eLicense web portal site shows contact and management information. An upside to this site is that nursing home room rates are in the detailed reports. Consumers can also generate a roster only, by clicking on https://www.elicense.ct.gov/Lookup/GenerateRoster.aspx . However, it may be hard to read the roster unless familiar with Excel; it also has limited information.
Find a diagnostic imaging center that is accredited by the American College of Radiology. Consumers can search for ACR-accredited facilities in Breast Ultrasound, Lung Cancer Screening, MRI, Mammography, Radiation Oncology, CT (computed tomography or CAT scan), Nuclear Medicine and PET, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy and Ultrasound. Updated 2023.
Find Fertility Clinic Success rates in ART clinics (Assisted Reproductive Technology) in the US and Puerto Rico. This 112-page report is by the CDC in conjunction with Reproductive Medicine societies. Shows success rates by age of woman, and percent of egg retrievals or embryo transfers from a donor that resulted in live births. In depth summaries are also available for each of 448 fertility clinics reporting 2019 data. Almost 40 clinics did not report results, even though they were required to. Success rates declined with age of woman. In evaluating fertility clinics, consumers can see how large or small the reproductive program is in any clinic or state. Published December 2021.
Look up recent inspection reports for all types of healthcare facilities in Florida. Site includes ambulatory surgery centers, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, birth centers, hospitals, clinics, home health, hospice, lab, MRI and imaging centers (see health care clinics), dialysis, rehab agencies, residential treatment centers and more. Both regular biennial inspection reports, and those from complaint investigations are included. Site by FL Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) does not always show the results. Updated for 2023.
Find approved laboratories in New York and other states, under the Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program (CLEP). Labs approved for certain specialty testing are listed by category of testing. Examples include Andrology (fertility assessment e.g. sperm count), Blood transfusion testing, Blood plasma processing, Cellular Immunology, Endocrinology (e.g. thyroid function tests, TSH), Virology, Genetic testing, Toxicology labs, Trace Element labs, Transplant monitoring, labs for oncology tumor markers; many more. More than 650 labs overall in New York. Other states may also have approved labs listed here. For example in May 2022, there were 7 approved labs listed in Minnesota, 10 in Illinois, 77 in California (including 23andMe), 11 in Florida, 33 in Pennsylvania and 34 in Texas.
Find an accredited Sleep Center that is also a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). SleepEducation.org
Compare 2020 infection rates at Utah hospitals and dialysis centers. The website from the Utah Department of Health shows whether the hospital or dialysis facility is:
Most facilities are no different from the national aggregate data. For 2020, compare infections for Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs), Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), Surgical site infections (SSIs) for colon surgeries and abdominal hysterectomy surgeries, Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infections, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia infections, and Dialysis infections. The only facility with statistically more infections in 2020 than the national comparison was Ogden Regional Medical Center for Central Line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). A few facilities were statistically better, with fewer infections. In addition to long term acute care facilities (LTACs), inpatient rehab facilities are also included in the report. Published March 2022.
Find a sleep medicine specialist. These are physicians (MDs and DOs) and PhDs who were certified in 2006 or earlier, by the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM). It is a lifetime certification that does not expire. They have passed the exam, and displayed a comprehensive understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Note, the site states: “Doctors certified in sleep medicine during or after 2007 were not certified by the ABSM. For confirmation of these certifications please contact the board under which the doctor was certified.” This site lists diplomates by name, but no search function by city
Find Georgia Inspection Reports for hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, hospice, and all other types of healthcare facilities. Reports are for any state-licensed, registered or certified health facility (including ESRD and urgent care ) or assisted living personal care homes in GA. Check to see if there is a report available from the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH). Limited comparative information. Inspection violation reports are available for nursing homes, hospitals and other health services. While easy to use, the search feature does not adequately filter. Should enter the name of the organization. Updated 2022.
Wondering how to choose a fertility clinic? This article provides 20 questions women (and men) can ask a fertility clinic or specialist before selecting help in getting pregnant. In 2018, there were 456 fertility clinics in the US and Puerto Rico who were required to submit annual reports on fertility success rates. The National Women’s Health Resource Center recommends research to weed through the masses to find two to five centers you’re interested in. Then sit down for a face-to-face interview and consultation with each fertility center, armed with these 20 questions.
The List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE) is a Medicare fraud prevention site by the HHS Office of Inspector General. It allows consumer to search for a specific name of a person or business to see if they have been excluded from receiving payment from Medicare and Medicaid, due to license revocation, suspension or surrender; program-related fraud; patient abuse or neglect, and other reasons such as default on Health Education Assistance Loans. Exclusions Database contains physicians, nurses, nurses’ aides, hospital employees, pharmacists, nursing home operators and more. More than 77,000 names on the list as of April 2023. Updated monthly.
Find a licensed healthcare facility or home health agency in Pennsylvania. Use the directory or locator to search by county for an Ambulatory Surgical Center, Birth Center, Community Mental Health Center, FQHC, Outpatient Rehab, End Stage Renal Disease, Home Health Agency, Home Care, Hospice, Hospital, Intermediate Care for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Nursing Home, Pediatric Extended Care, Speech and Physical Therapy, Abortion, Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility, and Rural Health Clinic in PA. Many of the sites have links to facility-specific inspection survey reports. Pennsylvania Department of Health