Rating Hospitals and Doctors

Hospitals and doctors provide medical services, and just like restaurants, grocery and specialty stores, and other trades, they get rated. Use these links to find good hospitals and doctors, and rate your own!

CMS.gov – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS created the Five-Star Quality Rating System to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily and to help identify areas about which you may want to ask questions.

The Nursing Home Compare Web site features a quality rating system that gives each nursing home a rating of between 1 and 5 stars.  Nursing homes with 5 stars are considered to have much above average quality and nursing homes with 1 star are considered to have quality much below average.  There is one Overall 5-star rating for each nursing home, and a separate rating for each of the following three sources of information:

Vitals.com

Vitals is the largest online database of patient reviews for doctors and facilities.

Yelp.com

Yelp was founded in 2004 to help people find great local businesses like dentists, hair stylists, and mechanics. Yelpers have written more than 171 million reviews!