Health Care Agencies
These organizations deal with hospital quality in various
Agency for Healthcare
Research and Quality (AHRQ)
An agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AHRQ's
mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of
health care for all Americans.
American Health Quality
Find information on the efforts of physicians, hospitals and nursing homes to
improve the quality of health care in America.
Find information on Ohio's regional hospital associations.
American Hospital Association
Find out which quality and patient safety programs your hospital is
involved in, and see if your hospital has won awards for their efforts.
Greater Dayton Area
Hospital Association (GDAHA)
While currently under construction, this site generally provides information
relating to the improvements in the quality of care for Dayton area hospitals
as a result of the collaborative project which is on-going there.
Action Council of Northeast Ohio
Learn about quality improvement efforts in Northeast Ohio hospitals. Health
Action Council members make hospital quality
available to their employees.
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
The Joint Commission accredits health care organizations in Ohio and
nationwide that meet set standards and undergo periodic review.
Learn how hospitals, home health care agencies and long-term care agencies
are working to improve quality and patient safety.
The Ohio Hospital Association is a trade association representing Ohio's
more than 170 hospitals and 40 health
systems, helping them to meet the needs of their communities.
The Ohio Department of Health provides health care information such as
births, deaths and cancer incidence by county and state and provides
regulatory oversight for health care providers and organizations in Ohio.
Children's Hospital Association
Learn more about how this association advocates for appropriately financed,
high-quality children's health care and access various resources related to
Ohio’s Children’s Hospitals.
Learn more about hospital-based quality improvement projects for AMI, pneumonia,
heart failure and surgical infection prevention.