Use these tools to make decisions about hospitals, nursing homes, and health care providers.

Hospital Compare

Free hospital comparisons from Medicare based on surveys of patient experiences. Includes volume of certain procedures, death and readmission rates.

PatientCare Link

See how each hospital in Massachusetts meets agreed-upon guidelines for 26 different measures relating to things such as fall prevention and surgical infection. Also includes staffing reports.

Leapfrog Group

Ratings from a non-profit advocacy group on patient safety.

Medicare Nursing Home Finder

Nursing Home Compare has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country

Healthcare and Social Work Licensure

Check the license for other allied health professionals, such as social workers, chiropractors, and acupuncturists, in Massachusetts.