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Provides quick and easy access to professional information about more than 800,000 board certified physicians in 50+ specialties and 100+ subspecialties from the 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
American Board of Medical Specialties
Listings of Board-certified doctors. Free registration is required.
American Medical Association
Listings of doctors in the U.S.
Chicago Area Nursing Home Ratings
Information from the federal Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.
Click On: Sites for Caregivers
Practical advice, resources and support for caregivers.
Consumer Health Ratings
This comprehensive site from Consumer Reports has gathered ratings from agencies across the U.S. It includes listings for specialists and hospitals that are highly rated for treating specific diseases and also provides links to comparisons of hospital costs and physician charges.
Consumer Reports Hospital Ratings
The Doctor Is In
Gifted practitioners offer a first-hand look at the practice of medicine in a variety of settings.
Home Health Compare
Find local home care providers by zip code. Compare them by services offered, quality of care ratings and patient survey results.
This government-sponsored site evaluates U.S. hospitals by their performance in particular areas of care and the quality measures they employ. Search by hospital name or location.
Hospital Safety Score
Enter you zip code for a detailed listing of a local hospital’s record of preventable errors.
Illinois Hospital Report Card
Find statistics on Illinois hospitals, including information on the cost and volume of services, quality and safety data, nurse staffing data, and patient satisfaction survey results.
Illinois Nursing Home Violators
View quarterly reports from the Illinois Department of Public Health which lists nursing homes with outstanding violations.
Leapfrog Hospital Quality Ratings
Sponsored by a group working to promote the safety, quality, and affordability of healthcare.
Medicare Nursing Home Comparisons and Ratings
Information from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.
National Center for Assisted Living
Information on choosing an assisted living facility, including ratings.
Nursing Home Compare
Provided by Medicare, this site offers information on staffing, complaints, inspections, quality measures and includes 5 Star Quality ratings. The nursing home will only be included if it is certified to participate in Medicare or Medicaid.
Use this to find a Doctor who accepts Medicare. You can choose several doctors and this site will list them side by side for comparison.
Read and compare quality reports on a wide variety of accredited health care providers.
State of Illinois Physician Profile Search
Search for the professional and disciplinary background of 44,000 doctors licensed to practice in Illinois.
Which doctor is in your network? In addition to reviews by patients and other doctors, the listings on this website often include listings of the health insurance plans that the doctor accepts.