Washington Hospital Quality
A service of the Washington State Hospital Association

What does hospital quality mean?

It means that health care providers are taking the right steps at the right time, and patients are healthier because of it.

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.

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Patient Tip

Don’t be afraid to ask why you need an indwelling bladder catheter before one is inserted. Catheters can cause bacteria to enter the body and cause a urinary tract infections (UTI). 

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Did You Know?

Optimal blood pressure is less than 120/80 mm Hg (systolic pressure is 120 AND diastolic pressure is less than 80). Prehypertension is systolic pressure from 120-139 systolic OR diastolic pressure from 80-89. High blood pressure is systolic pressure of 140 or higher OR diastolic pressure of 90 or higher.

When blood pressure is higher, your heart has to work harder. Visit the American Heart Association for more information.

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