Some Providers Are Better Than Others rates the quality of health care in California, such as clinical quality, patient experience, and patient safety.


Provider performed well above average

Above Average

Provider performed better than average


Provider performed within the average

Below Average

Provider performed worse than average


Provider performed well below average


Health care quality varies widely

Looking for the provider that best fits your needs? helps you find providers and gives quality ratings. The site is not affiliated with any health facility or agency. This service is free of charge.

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    Understand why quality care matters and how you can get the best care.

  • Medical Groups

    This site no longer covers medical groups. Instead see the California Office of the Patient Advocate.

  • Long Term Care

    We explain the full range of facilities and services to help you make the right choice.

The more you know, the better medical choices you can make for you and your loved ones.


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