The clinical measures in this report are computed using the federal Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Quality Indicators. These hospital-specific measures are computed using hospital data for calendar year 2013 provided by the New York State Department of Health SPARCS unit. The patient survey results measures (e.g., nurse communication) are from the federal Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) patient survey. Source data can be found at https://data.medicare.gov/data/hospital-compare and are from survey responses during the period from July 1 2013 to June 30 2014.
The Niagara Health Quality Coalition received funding support from the New
York State Department of Health. The opinions, results, findings and/or
interpretations of data contained with the Hospital Report Card are the
responsibility of Niagara Health Quality Coalition and do not represent the
opinions, interpretations, or policy of the New York State Department of
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