WAHospitalQuality.org makes it easy to see and compare hospital quality scores. Search by type of care, look at all hospitals in a region, learn more about how to be an informed, engaged patient, or view a short video about this site.
Some tests, medications and procedures ordered may not be necessary and even cause harm. Ask your doctor if what they are ordering is necessary or if there are any alternatives. Learn more about Choosing Wisely.
Health care providers should introduce themselves and explain their purpose at every interaction with you. If they forget to do so, it’s okay to remind them.