Getting Quality Care

The Institute of Medicine says that quality care means treatment that is:

It is important to look at the quality of the health care that you receive because the quality of the care you receive can be different depending on the doctor's office you go to. Measuring health care quality:

Because the quality of care can vary from one doctors' office to another, this website was designed to help you compare primary care doctors' offices based on nationally developed standards of care that show you how well doctors' offices in your area and across the state care for their patients. Using this information, you will be able to compare and choose a primary care provider based on the standards that are most important to you.