Figure 8. Health care professionals' primary purposes for visiting the Web sites (n=273)

Users of Public Reports of Hospital Quality: Who, What, Why, and How?

Pie Chart shows the following purposes: See how my hospital is performing, 20%; Compare hospitals, 32%; Choose a hospital for patient referral, 5%; Choose a hospital for myself, 3%; Get practical hospital information, 6%; Find out about the Web site, 8%; Work on an academic project, 4%; Quality improvement purpose, 3%; Other, 19%.

Pie Chart shows the following purposes: See how my hospital is performing, 20%; Compare hospitals, 32%; Choose a hospital for patient referral, 5%; Choose a hospital for myself, 3%; Get practical hospital information, 6%; Find out about the Web site, 8%; Work on an academic project, 4%; Quality improvement purpose, 3%; Other, 19%.

Current as of December 2011
Internet Citation: Figure 8. Health care professionals' primary purposes for visiting the Web sites (n=273): Users of Public Reports of Hospital Quality: Who, What, Why, and How?. December 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/value/pubreportusers/pubusersfig8.html