This is a graded Discussion and Learning Activity – Hospital Compare CMS funds many public reporting programs to help

This is a graded Discussion and Learning Activity – Hospital Compare

CMS funds many public reporting programs to help consumers choose quality organizations and providers.

Website: https://www.medicare.gov/care-compare/Links to an external site.

Explore one of the “compare” sites listed on the CMS web page such as the Hospital Compare website. Search for two hospitals (or other clinical settings) you are familiar with as if you were a prospective patient. Consider these questions in your discussion post.

1. How do these two hospitals/settings compare based on the available information and data?
2. What conclusions would a prospective patient make about the two hospitals/organizations?
3. Do you think the Hospital/other Compare information is helpful or misleading to prospective patients?
4. How would a nurse leader prepare a prospective patient who was interested in reviewing this type of information?

Source material is to be integrated into the comments. Remember to paraphrase and cite direct quotes per APA format.

Please limit the comment section of your answer to 250 words or less. Respond to at least one classmate’s post that you find particularly compelling and explain why.

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Please compare the following Hospitals:

1. Kaiser Foundation Hospital – San Francisco
ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS
2425 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 833-2646

2. UCSF Medical Center
ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS
505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0296
San Francisco, CA 94143
(415) 353-2733

This is a graded Discussion and Learning Activity – Hospital Compare CMS funds many public reporting programs to help

This is a graded Discussion and Learning Activity – Hospital Compare

CMS funds many public reporting programs to help consumers choose quality organizations and providers.

Website: https://www.medicare.gov/care-compare/Links to an external site.

Explore one of the “compare” sites listed on the CMS web page such as the Hospital Compare website. Search for two hospitals (or other clinical settings) you are familiar with as if you were a prospective patient. Consider these questions in your discussion post.

1. How do these two hospitals/settings compare based on the available information and data?
2. What conclusions would a prospective patient make about the two hospitals/organizations?
3. Do you think the Hospital/other Compare information is helpful or misleading to prospective patients?
4. How would a nurse leader prepare a prospective patient who was interested in reviewing this type of information?

Source material is to be integrated into the comments. Remember to paraphrase and cite direct quotes per APA format.

Please limit the comment section of your answer to 250 words or less. Respond to at least one classmate’s post that you find particularly compelling and explain why.

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Please compare the following Hospitals:

1. Kaiser Foundation Hospital – San Francisco
ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS
2425 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 833-2646

2. UCSF Medical Center
ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS
505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0296
San Francisco, CA 94143
(415) 353-2733