A. If you require care in a hospital, the first step you will do is probably start searching hospital's rankings and ratings. Below are some reputable websites that provide hospital rankings and ratings:
Ratings of over 4,000 hospitals in the U.S. You can find how hospitals in your area are ranked.
Helps you find the right hospital!
The Leapfrog Group
Provides hospital safety scores
U.S. News and World Report
US News and World Report's annual best hospital rankings
The Bottom Line
Rankings just give you the statistics, don't forget to listen to your Dr.'s advice, and check out patients' reviews and stories.