On The Pulse: Trends & Surveys In The Healthcare Industry

'Best Hospitals' Ranking Lacks Adequate National Data

Marketers should read beyond "America's Best Hospitals" ranking by U.S. News & World Report, according to a recent issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). After evaluating "America's Best Hospitals," the longest runnig report card on hospital quality, Jesse Green, Ph.D, and colleagues from New York University Medical Center, found the listing provided limited insight into quality.