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    Vermont is the best state for healthcare, according to an analysis by WalletHub.
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    More than 50,000 vied for admission into a U.S. medical school during the 2017-18 academic year. Less than half (43.1 percent) of candidates were accepted, according to admissions statistics from the Association of American Medical Colleges cited by U.S. News & World Report.
  • 10 cities with the highest, lowest income inequality

    Atlanta has the highest income inequality among the nation's metro areas, according to an analysis by Zippia, a career search and employment services company.
  • 25 hospitals ranked among Forbes' best employers for women

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic, San Diego-based Sharp Healthcare and Boston Children's Hospital were among the top employers for women in Forbes' first "Best Employers for Women" list.
  • 20 most beautiful hospitals in America, as ranked by Soliant

    Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida in Fort Myers is the most beautiful hospital in the country, according to Soliant Health's 2018 list of the 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S.
  • Navicent Health lowers readmission disparities, wins AHA award

    Macon, Ga.-based Navicent Health received the 2018 American Hospital Association Equity of Care Award, which honors hospitals and health systems for reducing healthcare disparities and advancing inclusion.
  • Mayo Clinic, Kaiser among top employers for disability inclusion

    Three U.S. health systems received perfect scores on an index rating companies on creating inclusive workplaces for people with disabilities.
  • US News updates methodology for Best Hospitals 2018-19 list

    Ahead of its release of the 2018-19 Best Hospitals ranking Aug. 14, U.S. News & World Report revealed updates to its methodology to determine how hospitals included in the rankings are chosen.
  • Where are the most employed physicians and surgeons? A breakdown by state

    New York has the highest number of employed physicians and surgeons in the United States, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics collected in May 2017. The data includes physicians employed in hospitals and health systems as well as other organizations.
  • 10 states, metro areas with highest employment levels for RNs

    There were approximately 2.9 million registered nurses in the United States, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • 10 best small cities for nurses paying off loans

    Bay City, Mich., is the best small U.S. city for nurses with significant student loan debt, according to an analysis from student loan advice resource Student Loan Hero.
  • 10 most, least expensive cities for prescription drugs

    New York City is the most expensive city for prescription medications, according to an analysis GoodRx published July 6.
  • Here are 10 medical schools with the most students

    All 10 of the following medical schools had more than 1,000 students enrolled in the 2017-18 academic year. Large medical schools offer several perks, including a more diverse student body, more faculty members and a wider variety of research opportunities, according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • 19 emergency departments honored for leadership, quality

    The Emergency Nurses Association recognized 19 emergency departments across the U.S. with its Lantern Award, which honors EDs that demonstrate excellent performance in leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.
  • 13 hospitals with the most ER visits | 2018

    Here are the 13 hospitals in America with the most annual emergency room visits for 2017. Totals represent the amount of emergency room visits tallied for a single facility, rather than total ER visits for a whole health system.
  • Correction: 10 states with the most overworked nurses

    Becker's Hospital Review published a story June 27 titled, "10 states with the most overworked nurses." The article cited a ranking from Medicare Health Plans, which based the ranking of overworked states on data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Kaiser Family Foundation. If a state had a higher citizen-to-nurse ratio than other states, Medicare Health Plans considered nurses in those states to be overworked. Upon closer review, we found the analysis to be based on questionable reasoning and logic, and for this reason the story was retracted and unpublished July 13.
  • State-by-state breakdown of US News' best children's hospitals

    U.S. News & World report released its 12th annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings for 2018-19 June 26. The list included several well-known hospitals, including Boston Children's Hospital, which nabbed the No. 1 spot.
  • The most-Googled health problems by state

    The medical condition U.S. patients Googled most frequently in 2018 was attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, with nine states searching for this condition more than any other health concern, a report from Medicare Health Plans found.
  • 10 hospitals on US News' 2018-19 Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll

    Boston Children's Hospital grabbed the No. 1 spot on U.S. News & World Report's 12th annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings.
  • Where do CMS star ratings go from here? 6 key thoughts

    The CMS Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings are under scrutiny, as the agency decided not to update the ratings in July as planned. The agency has not released plans for the next update.

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