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    U.S. News & World Report began collecting data April 29 from U.S. hospitals for its inaugural edition of Best Hospitals for Maternity, which will be published in the fall of 2021. 
  • 199 hospitals with 1 star from CMS: 2021

    CMS updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings April 28, recognizing 204 hospitals with one star.
  • 455 hospitals with 5 stars from CMS: 2021

    CMS updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2021, giving 455 hospitals a rating of five stars.
  • Where are the 10 Leapfrog 'F' hospitals?

    The Leapfrog Group gave 10 hospitals failing grades in its spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grades released April 29.
  • Where are the 27 Leapfrog straight-'A' hospitals?

    The Leapfrog Group released its spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grades April 29, assigning "A" through "F" letter grades to more than 2,700 general acute-care hospitals in the U.S. for patient safety performance.
  • CMS star ratings are out: 4 things to know

    CMS updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings on its Hospital Compare website April 28. The updated ratings are based on CMS' revised methodology. 
  • Top 15 health systems for 2021 named by Fortune/IBM Watson

    IBM Watson Health has released its 2021 rankings of the top hospitals and health systems in the country, this time in partnership with Fortune, with 15 health systems out of 324 earning distinction.
  • Top 100 hospitals for 2021 named by Fortune/IBM Watson

    IBM Watson Health has released its 2021 rankings of the top hospitals and health systems in the country, this time in partnership with Fortune and with a new fifth dimension of evaluation: how hospitals acted to improve the wellbeing of the entire community outside their walls.
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    California has the most employed pharmacists among states, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest occupational employment statistics survey.
  • States ranked by accessibility of COVID-19 vaccine sign-up websites

    Nevada's COVID-19 shot registration website is the easiest to access, according to Johns Hopkins University's vaccine website accessibility dashboard.
  • Number of NPs, by state

    Florida has the highest number of nurse practitioners in the country, while Wyoming has the fewest, according to Kaiser Family Foundation data published April 20.
  • Number of active physicians, by state

    California has the highest number of active physicians in the country, while Wyoming has the fewest, according to Kaiser Family Foundation data published April 20.
  • Number of active PAs, by state

    California has the most professionally active physician assistants of any state, according to a ranking Kaiser Family Foundation released April 20.
  • 10 top-earning states for physicians

    Alabama has the highest average annual compensation for physicians, according to Medscape's Physician Compensation Report 2021.
  • 10 best, worst states for children's healthcare

    Texas is the worst state for children's healthcare, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website. 
  • These 9 health systems are the best to work for, per Fortune

    Nine health systems made Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list this year, with Texas Health Resources ranking within the top 10.
  • States ranked by COVID-19 restrictions

    Vermont is the state with the most COVID-19 restrictions and Iowa is the state with the fewest, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website. 
  • 10 medical schools with the most graduates practicing in rural areas, ranked by US News

    Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine at University of Pikeville has the most graduates practicing in rural areas, according to U.S. News and World Report's best medical schools rankings.
  • 5 best states for remote work, ranked by WalletHub

    Delaware has the best conditions for working from home, according to an analysis by personal finance website WalletHub.  
  • 35 billionaires in US healthcare

    Thirty-five U.S. healthcare leaders made Forbes' 35th annual list of the world's richest people in 2021, which saw an "unprecedented" number of newcomers. Eight of the 493 newcomers were in U.S. healthcare, according to Forbes.

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