1. Advocacy Issue Papers

    AHA white papers on key healthcare topics. Among many others, don't miss The Road to Economic Recovery: A Proposal to Support Health Care in America.
  2. Health Research & Educational Trust

    data and tools to help physician practices improve patient safety.
  3. Hospital Compare

    HHS site with information on how well hospitals care for patients with certain medical conditions or surgical procedures, and results from a survey of patients about the quality of care.
  4. Hospital Value Index

    The Hospital Value Index ranks over 4,500 acute-care hospitals across the nation.
  5. HospitalConnect

    AHA makes many of its journals and newsletters available and searchable on the web.
  6. State, Regional, and Metropolitan Hospital Associations

    an informative website
  7. Top Hospitals In Major Metro Areas (Interactive Map from AARP)

    an informative website
  8. TrendWatch

    searchable, aggregated healthcare and hospital data with trend analyses. AHA Hospital Statistics includes current and historical data on utilization, personnel, revenue, expenses, managed care contracts, community health indicators, physician models, and much more.
  9. USA Today compare Hospitals

    Compare hospitals on heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia