Questions about Measuring and evaluating Performance, health and medicine homework help

Q 1 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare website ( allows you to compare performance at hospitals throughout the United States. Go to this site and search for hospitals within 25 miles of your location (zip code – where you live/reside). Pick three hospitals that appear to be closest to where you live and compare their performance. Which hospitals rate highest in each of these measurement categories?. Note: Provide the names of these hospitals and include the zip code used in your homework response. If data is missing, please report it as missing in your responses. (5 points )

for this question use Baltimore area or Washington





  • Survey of patients’ experiences
  • Timely and effective care
  • Complications
  • Readmissions and deaths
  • Use of medical imaging
  • Payment and value of care

Q2: Which performance categories AND measures in these are most important to you to influence your decision as a consumer or patient? Why? (5 points)

Q 3 Are consumers/patients using the data on the CMS Hospital Compare website to select a hospital? If not, what other factors might influence consumer choice? (5 points)

Q 4: You are the director of a laboratory that tests specimens like blood, urine and other body fluids. Provide an example of a measure for each of IOM’s 6 domains for quality. (hint – STEEEP). Do indicate the numerator, denominator and what you will be measuring. ( 5 points)

APA Citation

ONE paragraph for each question will be fine so i’m expecting 1 or 2 pages.

use this book if you can find it online
Spath, P. (2013). Introduction to
Healthcare Quality Management; Second Edition
. Health Administration Press.

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