Use The Texas Tribune Hospitals Explorer to learn more about the quality of care available at 377 Texas hospitals, and to see how hospitals in your area compare with one another and with state and national standards. This application allows you to review hospitals that have reported Medicare data collected and analyzed by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Search for hospitals near you or enter a Texas ZIP code to look up quality-of-care measures for any hospital in the state. Use the search to find information about a specific hospital, or find and select multiple hospitals to compare.
Here's a look at the type of information you'll find in the application to help you evaluate Texas hospitals.
How long could you expect to wait in a hospital's emergency department?
Does the hospital have higher or lower rates of surgical complications and health care-acquired infections than national standards?
Are patients frequently readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged? Do more patients die within 30 days of being discharged than the national rate?
Do other patients recommend the hospital? Does the medical staff communicate well, and are the rooms clean and quiet, according to previous patients?