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:
If you have a chronic disease like asthma, diabetes or hypertension, find out how you can get connected with primary care so that you don’t need to visit the ER as often.
Optimal blood pressure is less than 120/80 mm Hg (systolic pressure is 120 AND diastolic pressure is less than 80). Prehypertension is systolic pressure from 120-139 systolic OR diastolic pressure from 80-89. High blood pressure is systolic pressure of 140 or higher OR diastolic pressure of 90 or higher.
When blood pressure is higher, your heart has to work harder. Visit the American Heart Association for more information.