• CMS gives 213 hospitals 5 stars for patient experience

    CMS updated its Hospital Compare website April 25, revealing new HCAHPS summary star ratings for 3,466 hospitals, with 213 hospitals earning five stars, according to a notification from the Advisory Board.
  • 25 hospitals, health systems among 'America's Best Employers' 2018

    Forbes named Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine and Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic among the top U.S. companies in its annual "America's Best Employers" list for 2018.
  • 5 best, worst states for healthcare

    Hawaii, Massachusetts and Minnesota ranked among the top states for healthcare, quality of care and health outcomes, among other performance indicators, according to a recent analysis from the Commonwealth Fund published this month.
  • 10 best, worst states for nurses

    Maine is the best state for nurses, according to an analysis by WalletHub.
  • Olympus Receives Prestigious Gold Award in 2018 Edison Awards for Digital Imaging

    Global technology innovator Olympus won Gold in the Digital Imaging category at the 2018 Edison Awards™ for its 4K-3D Video Microscope, ORBEYE. This microscope enables more accurate surgical procedures through providing high-resolution 3D imaging of the structure of tissue, blood vessels, and other features. 
  • Kaiser Permanente among top 5 companies for work-life balance

    Out of the top 15 companies for work-life balance, Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente snagged the No. 4 spot, according to an analysis by Indeed.
  • 5 best, worst states to practice medicine

    North Dakota is the best state for physicians to practice medicine, according to Medscape's Best & Worst Places to Practice 2018 report.
  • The best states for nurses

    Nurse.org ranked Minnesota the No. 1 state for nurses, where registered nurses earn roughly $72,000 annually on average and a large percentage of nurses gave hospitals positive reviews, according to Nurse.org's* 2018 "Best States for Registered Nurses" report.
  • 8 hospitals receive 2018 Gallup 'Great Workplace Award'

    Marriottsville, Md.-based Bon Secours Health System and Abilene, Texas-based Hendrick Medical Center were among 39 organizations that received the 2018 Gallup Great Workplace Award.
  • Here are IBM Watson Health's top 15 health systems

    IBM Watson Health released its 15 Top Health Systems annual study April 22, which highlights the top-performing health systems in the U.S. based on their overall organizational performance.
  • The states most and least prepared to handle health emergencies

    Although health security improved in 38 states and the District of Columbia, large health security disparities persisted in 2017, with the Deep South, Southwestern, and Upper Mountain West regions falling behind the rest of the U.S., according to the National Health Security Preparedness Index.
  • Practice Greenhealth: Top 25 hospitals for Environmental Excellence

    Six of the 25 recipients of Practice Greenhealth's annual Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards were named to the list for the first time this year.
  • 23 best medical schools whose graduates earn high starting salaries

    The Stanford (Calif.) University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore were among some of the best medical schools in the U.S. where students obtained higher than average starting physician salaries, according to InsiderMonkey.
  • 17 of the highest-paid CEOs in healthcare

    The CEOs of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare and Deerfield, Ill.-based Walgreens Boots Alliance received some of the highest compensation rates among chief executives of larger U.S. companies, according to a recent survey by Equilar.
  • 10 best cities for quality of life, job market

    Austin, Texas, is the No. 1 city to live in according to quality of life, job market strength and affordability, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best Places to Live list.
  • 10 best cities for PAs

    Pittsburgh, Hartford, Conn., and New York City were among the top 10 best cities for physician assistants based on the number of jobs available, according to a recent survey by online storage marketplace SpareFoot.
  • US News: 10 best medical schools for 3 specialties

    Alongside its No. 1 spot among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools 2019" rankings, Boston-based Harvard Medical School ranked as the No. 1 medical school for several specialties, including anesthesiology, internal medicine and surgery.
  • 10 medical schools with the lowest acceptance rates

    The average acceptance rate for 2017-18 medical school candidates was 7 percent, according to data gathered by U.S. News & World Report.
  • 10 states with the best, worst government health services

    Minnesota offers the best government health services, according to an analysis by WalletHub.
  • 10 cities with longest, shortest patient wait times

    The average wait time to see a physician in the U.S. currently stands at 18 minutes, 13 seconds across specialties, which is down 22 seconds from last year. However, patient wait times vary significantly across cities, according to Vitals' annual Physician Wait Time Report.

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