Hancock County Health System

How We Measure Up

Iowa hospitals and health systems have long been national leaders in public transparency of health care data.   In Iowa, hospital identifiable discharge data, charges, quality and patient safety, infection data and financial and utilization indicators are widely available and utilized.  Selecting your health care provider is an important decision and we invite you to visit the below link to a "one-stop" public portal for Iowa health care consumers to access publically available data sets.

Iowa Hospital Facts web portal will provide you access to to the following information:

  • Quality and patient safety data (Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC)
  • Hospital economic impact data (IHA)
  • Infection data (IHC)
  • Iowa health care data (IHA Profiles data website)
  • Iowa Hospital Charges Compare with severity adjusted hospital charge data and selected hospital based ambulatory charges
  • Iowa hospital jobs (IHA website for hospital open job positions)
  • Medicare Hospital Compare (CMS)
  • Comparative health care data (Commonwealth Fund)
  • Community benefit of hospitals (IHA statewide data)
  • Other links of interest to Iowa health care consumers