“Using the Hospitals Compare feature on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website, access benchmarking data for local hospitals https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html
•Conduct a search by name, proximity, or geography following the instructions under the heading “”Find a Hospital?””
•Select at least two facilities to compare by selecting “Add to Compare”
•Select “Compare Now”
•Select one of the Categories/Tabs at the top (example – Survey, Complications)
•Select a Category from the drop-down arrow(s)
•Select “Show Graphs”
•Copy and/or save graphs
Create an 8-10 slide PowerPoint presentation with a title, introduction, and reference page to:
•Describe the use of benchmarking and comparative data. Provide at least 3 examples, based on your Hospitals Compare results.
•Discuss statistical data that allow comparative measures, such as mean and median. Provide at least 3 examples, based on your Hospitals Compare results.