The indicators reported on this website were developed by a number of sources. Below is a list of websites you can visit to find out more about the reporting agencies and the data that is publicly available. The links below will take you to their websites and let you see the background information on the organizations that report the data with the supporting research and detailed definitions of their indicators.
The Leapfrog Group – www.leapfroggroup.org
Hospital Compare - www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) - www.cms.hhs.gov
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) - www.ahrq.gov
The National Quality Forum (NQF) - www.qualityforum.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Healthcare Safety Network (CDC NHSN) - www.cdc.gov/nhsn/about.html