WAHospitalQuality.org makes it easy to see and compare hospital quality scores. Search by type of care, look at all hospitals in a region, learn more about how to be an informed, engaged patient, or view a short video about this site.
Learn more about hospital commitment to transparency and the website by watching this video:
Take your pain medicine as prescribed, and remember that there is often a delay before pain medication starts to work. Don’t wait for your pain to be intolerable; take it when you start getting uncomfortable. Keep your doctor informed of your pain and medication levels.
Health care providers should introduce themselves and explain their purpose at every interaction with you. If they forget to do so, it’s okay to remind them.