The RWJF DataHub tracks state-level data and allows users to customize and visualize facts and figures on key health and health care topics. The design of the site allows users to simply to pick a category, indicator and location to view data. The National DataHub has a map and ranking
The US Census Bureau provides Keyhole Markup Language (KML) files for every state in the US, containing the boundaries of the counties in that state as of the 2010 census. Files are available as detailed (the exact boundaries) and generalized (boundaries are smoothed and do not represent the exact boundaries).
Hospital Compare has information about the quality of care for over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the country. Hospital Compare can be used to find hospitals and compare the quality of their care. The information on Hospital Compare can help patients make decisions about where to get their healthcare,
That data provided in this source include hospital-specific charges for the more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals that receive Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) payments for the top 100 most frequently billed discharges, paid under Medicare based on a rate per discharge using the Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG)
CalQualityCare.org provides information on California hospitals, medical groups, nursing homes, and other long-term care facilities, along with tips and checklists about how to choose a health care provider, questions to ask, how to pay for care, and what to do if something goes wrong. CalQualityCare has its own rating
Why Not The Best was created and is maintained by The Commonwealth Fund (link: commonwealthfund.org), a private foundation working toward a high performance health system. It is a free resource for health care professionals interested in tracking performance on various measures of health care quality. It enables organizations to compare