Category Archive: Rankings and Ratings

These states are the most interested in getting fit per Pricelisto

Price tracking site, Pricelisto, examined search volume data to determine what states are searching for fitness options the most.

Top 100 hospitals for joint replacements by state, per Healthgrades

Healthgrades has recognized 100 hospitals with their Joint Replacement Excellence Award. These hospitals earned this award due to their superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement.

US News to adjust standards for hospital rankings

U.S. News and World Report is shifting its standards for rankings starting with the 2023-24 “Best Hospitals” and “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings to be published this summer.

101 best hospitals for bariatric surgery, per Leapfrog and Money

Money and The Leapfrog Group recently published their first shared ranking of the best hospitals for bariatric surgery. 

Hospital admission rates, by state

The national hospital admission rate is 96 per 100,000, though that varies greatly by state, according to a ranking by Kaiser Family Foundation. The ranking is based on data from the American Hospital Association’s annual survey from 1999-2021. 

100 top hospitals for stroke care by state, per Healthgrades

Healthgrades has awarded 100 hospitals with the Stroke Care Excellency Award, which honors hospitals that provide exceptional outcomes when treating patients who have suffered a stroke. 

20 best online master's in nursing programs, per US News

U.S. News & World Report released its 2023 rankings for the best online master’s in nursing programs on Jan. 24. 

States with the best, worst change in unemployment rates

The U.S. unemployment rate sits at 3.5 percent, down from a high of 14.7 percent in April 2020, due to a combination of vaccinations and states removing restrictions. But inflation and a possible recession could drive the unemployment rate higher if th…

The 15 best, worst states for retirement in 2023

Virginia is the top state for retirement this year, coming into 11th place for both healthcare and quality of life, but lagging in 16th place for affordability, according to one new ranking.

10 largest independent hospitals in America 

Of the approximately 1,500 hospitals in the U.S. that remain unaffiliated with a larger integrated system, the 10 largest of these independent hospitals make up nearly 7,000 beds alone. 

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