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.
Learn more about hospital commitment to transparency and the website by watching this video:
Back pain is often very painful, however, getting an MRI, x-ray or CT scan often does not get you the kind of help you may need. Read more about back pain and imaging tests at choosingwisely.org
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.