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U.S. News hospital rankings to include new categories, examine equity

Dive Brief: U.S. News & World Report’s annual best hospitals rankings will include a number of new categories and other tweaks when the 2021-2022 list comes out July 27, according to a statement released Wednesday. The publication is ranking hospitals on seven new procedures and conditions, including heart attack, stroke, pneumonia, diabetes, kidney failure, hip… Read More »

‘No Mercy’ Chapter 3: Patchwork of Urgent Care Frays After a Rural Hospital Closes

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen. Emergency care gets complicated after a hospital closes. On a cold February evening, when Robert Findley fell and hit his head on a patch of ice, his wife, Linda, called 911. The delays that came next exposed the frayed patchwork that sometimes stands in for rural health… Read More »