Key infection data for all hospitals, including those in Georgia, is now available through information available online via a federal report card. The US Department of Health & Human Services website hospitalcompare.hhs.gov provides key information on a hospital’s instances of … Continue reading
The Georgia Hospital Accountability Project broadens accessibility to affordable, safe and effective care at the state’s hospitals for uninsured, underinsured and low-income Georgians by promoting state-level regulations, advocating for hospital policy changes and promoting consumer empowerment through research and analysis, … Continue reading
June 7, 2011 Many Georgia hospitals aren’t doing enough to ensure accessibility for non-English speakers, according to a report (pdf) released this week by Georgia Watch’s Hospital Accountability Project. Most hospitals throughout the state are required to follow basic language … Continue reading
April 19, 2011 The Atlanta Journal Constitution published a troubling investigative article this weekend about the rising costs of hospital bills and the huge markups that have become routine at both nonprofit and for-profit hospitals. The piece includes a quote from Georgia Watch Hospital … Continue reading
March 30, 2011 Holly Lang, Georgia Watch’s Hospital Accountability Project Director, appeared last week on GPB’s Lawmakers to discuss current health-related state legislation, as well as the impact of the new federal healthcare law on Georgians.