• How the Leapfrog results rank by state

    Of the seven hospitals in North Dakota, one recently nabbed a "B" rating and the other six got a "C" in Leapfrog's fall 2022 rankings. 
  • Leapfrog's fall 2022 safety grades: 5 notes

    The Leapfrog Group released its fall 2022 Hospital Safety Grades on Nov. 16, assigning "A" through "F" grades to nearly 3,000 general hospitals for patient safety performance.
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    The Leapfrog Group released its fall 2022 Hospital Safety Grade on Nov. 16, assigning "A" through "F" letter grades to nearly 3,000 general acute care hospitals in the U.S. for patient safety performance. 
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  • Where are the 14 Leapfrog 'F' hospitals? 

    The Leapfrog Group gave 14 hospitals failing grades in its fall 2022 Hospital Safety Grades released Nov. 16.
  • US News names 2022-23 Best Nursing Homes: 5 things to know

    U.S. News and World Report published its 2022-23 Best Nursing Homes ratings Nov. 15.
  • 10 most overweight, obese states in America

    West Virginia is the most obese and overweight state in the U.S., according to an analysis released Nov. 14 by WalletHub, a personal finance website. 
  • Most to least expensive states for healthcare, ranked

    The average cost of healthcare per individual varies by state, with most falling between $7,000 and $12,000, according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
  • 7 health systems ranked as best employers for veterans

    Healthcare can be a great industry for veterans to enter after their service. On this Veterans Day, here are the seven best health system employers for veterans, per Military Times:
  • Best hospitals for billing ethics, per Money and Leapfrog

    How ethically a hospital treats its patients' wallets is a major factor in determining if that hospital can bring in patients. Money magazine and the Leapfrog Group named the best hospitals for patients looking for a fair bill.
  • 15 cities hit hardest by inflation

    Inflation climbed at nearly twice the rate for some cities compared to others over the past year. 
  • Patients, providers prefer these 27 health systems 2 to 1 over competitors

    WebMD and Medscape announced their 2022 Choice Awards on Nov. 10, recognizing hospitals that are preferred by patients and providers across five speciality areas: oncology, cardiology, orthopedics, neurology and gastroenterology. 
  • 15 most, least charitable states

    The rate at which people give their money or time toward charitable causes ranges across the United States, with Utah leading the nation for philanthropic behavior.
  • Top 25 health systems by their supply chain

    Cleveland Clinic and Banner Health again made the top two spots in Gartner's 14th annual Healthcare Supply Chain ranking, which included an environmental, social and governance measure for the first time. 
  • The 10 most expensive states for healthcare

    Healthcare costs are increasing across the country, and Forbes crunched the numbers to calculate the most expensive states to receive care.
  • 20 states with the most primary care physicians

    There are 497,348 professionally active primary care physicians in the U.S. According to the most recent data from the Kaiser Family Foundation, California tops the list with more than 55,000 primary physicians in the state.
  • 20 largest healthcare companies by revenue

    Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth, valued at $313 billion, is the most valuable healthcare company by revenue, according to the most recent data from Companies Market Cap. The health insurer tops the list, which includes hospitals and health systems.
  • 25 best places to retire in the next year, per US News 

    Pennsylvania and Florida dominate the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of the best places to retire, with their cities largely propelled by affordable housing. 
  • US News adds transparency metric to Best Hospitals ranking

    The next edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals list will include a new public transparency metric for the pulmonology and lung surgery ranking, the organization said Oct. 31.
  • 10 most, least stressed states and cities, according to 4M tweets

    Hawaii is the most-stressed state in the U.S., and Oakland, Calif., is the most-stressed city, according to an analysis released Oct. 24 based on 4 million tweets.
  • Healthgrades' 50 best hospitals for surgical care 

    Healthgrades named the recipients of its 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards Oct. 25, including the top hospitals for surgical care. 

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