• US News revises methodology for Best Hospitals specialty rankings

    U.S. News & World Report revised the methodology for its 2019-20 Best Hospitals specialty rankings set to come out July 30.
  • 13 top states for children's health

    The well-being of children in the U.S. has improved in 11 of 16 measures, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a philanthropy focused on children's well-being that has tracked well-being data since 1990.
  • 20 healthcare CEOs with best employee reviews on Glassdoor

    Job and recruiting site Glassdoor announced the winners of its annual Employees' Choice Award, honoring the top-rated CEOs in 2019.
  • Average hospital readmission costs for 18 diagnoses

    Hospital readmission costs were higher than initial admission costs for about two-thirds of common diagnoses in 2016, according to a Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
  • 10 best children's hospitals, ranked by US News

    Boston Children's Hospital earned the No. 1 spot on U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals rankings for the sixth consecutive year.
  • 19 healthcare companies recognized for supporting community health

    Nineteen healthcare companies, led by Cigna, were named among Just Capital's top 100 U.S. firms supporting healthy communities and families.
  • National healthcare scorecard: Where does your state rank?

    An analysis of state health system performance revealed Hawaii, Massachusetts and Minnesota are among the top-ranked states for access to healthcare, quality of care and other key measures.
  • States ranked by percentage of nursing homes cited for care deficiencies

    Washington contains the highest percentage of certified nursing facilities that experienced serious care deficiencies in 2017, according to a ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
  • 10 best, worst states to find a job

    Massachusetts is the best state to find a job in 2019, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website.
  • Top 10 states with the most rural health clinics

    Missouri, Texas, California and Kentucky all have 250 or more rural health clinics, affording to data from CMS and CASPER as reported by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
  • State-by-state breakdown of rural health clinics — Missouri No. 1 at 369

    Missouri has the most rural health clinics at 369, followed by Texas and California, according to data from CMS and CASPER as reported by Kaiser Family Foundation.
  • UnitedHealth tops list of 25 most valuable healthcare brands in the world

    UnitedHealthcare, the health insurance arm of UnitedHealth Group, has once again been named the most valuable healthcare brand in the world by Brand Finance, a business valuation and strategy consultancy.
  • 10 healthiest, unhealthiest states for seniors

    Hawaii is the healthiest state for seniors in the U.S., according to a 2019 health rankings report by United Health Foundation.
  • Net promoter scores may be misleading

    The net promoter score, an increasingly popular measure of customer satisfaction, may not be an effective metric the way most organizations use it, according to The Wall Street Journal.
  • Primary care physician supply in all 50 states, ranked

    Primary care is the backbone of the U.S. healthcare system given its inextricable link to positive health outcomes and health equity, yet the availability of these integral healthcare providers varies greatly state by state.
  • Preventable hospitalizations: All 50 states, ranked

    Hawaii is home to the fewest preventable hospitalizations in the nation per 1,000 Medicare patients, whereas Kentucky far exceeds the national average of 49.4.
  • 17 healthcare companies named to best corporate citizens list

    Seventeen healthcare companies and firms related to the healthcare industry made CR Magazine's list of companies with notable environmental, social and governance performance.  
  • 32 best, worst states for retirement in 2019

    Deciding where to spend your retirement can be overwhelming, as the choices seem endless. While several studies rank best and worst states for retirement, there are often discrepancies among them, according to MoneyWise.
  • 5 best, worst states for healthcare in 2019

    Washington is the best state in the nation and the No. 4 state for healthcare, according to U.S. News & World Report's Best States rankings released May 14.
  • States most, least prepared to manage health emergencies

    Although readiness for disasters, disease outbreaks and other emergencies continued to improve in 32 states and the District of Columbia in 2018, there are still large health security disparities with clusters of states in the South-Central, Upper Mountain West, Pacific Coast and Midwest regions lagging significantly behind the rest of the nation, according to the National Health Security Preparedness Index.

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