Doctor and Medical Facilities Locator

  • License Verification
    Provided by the State of Tennessee Health Department.  This site can be used to locate and gather information on any of the various health professionals licensed in the state of Tennessee (doctors, nurses, chiropractors, acupuncturists, veterinarians, etc.).
  • Tennessee Licensed Health Facilities
    Provided by the State of Tennessee Health Department.  Find any currently licensed health facility (hospital, nursing home, birthing center, massage establishment, etc.) in the state of Tennessee.  This site also has a History Search that allows you to search for a facility that has had a nameaddress, or owner change.
  • Tennessee Hospital Quality Comparison helps consumers in the state make better informed health care decisions.  Rates and compares hospitals by type of admission on various criteria.
  • Local Doctor’s Ratings by Consumers
    A collaboration between the Healthy Memphis Common Table and the Consumers’ CHECKBOOK/Center for the Study of Services, this service allows local doctors to be compared and evaluated using data collected from their patients. 
  • AMA Doctor Finder
    AMA Doctor Finder provides information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions and includes more than 650,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and doctors of osteopathy or osteopathic medicine (DO).  All physician credential data have been verified for accuracy and authenticated by accrediting agencies, medical schools, residency training programs, licensing and certifying boards, and other data sources.
  • Medlineplus Directories
    Finding aids available at MEDLINEplus.  Finding aids for doctors, dentists, chiropractors, and psychologists, as well as hospitals and other health facilities.
  • Nursing Home Compare
    The primary purpose of this database is to provide understandable information about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.
  • Hospital Compare
    This site tracks care at hospitals that participate in the federal medical program for older and disabled Americans.  Seventeen treatments are tracked.  Among these – do heart attack patients receive aspirin within 24 hours of arriving at the hospital and do newly hospitalized pneumonia patients receive an antibiotic within 4 hours. 
  • Home Health Compare
    This site gives detailed information about Medicare-certified home health agencies. 
  • Quality Check
    (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) – online directory of nearly 18,000 healthcare organizations 

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