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Boston named top US hospital city, Raleigh dead last

Dive Brief: Boston has the best hospitals in the United States and second-best in the world, as ranked by digital healthcare company Medbelle on a series of metrics including medical workforce, education, quality of care, satisfaction, treatment efficacy, accessibility and more. The U.S. overall scores highly for infrastructure and quality of care, but rang in… Read More »

ACOs taking on risk performed better in Medicare program last year

Dive Brief: Accountable Care Organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) generated nearly $ 740 million in savings last year, according to data recently released by CMS. ACOs that took on downside risk performed better, reducing spending by an average of $ 96 per beneficiary compared to $ 68 for those that did not… Read More »

Teen suicides have surged at twice the rate among girls compared to boys in the last decade 

Teen suicides have surged at twice the rate among girls compared to boys in the last decade Between 2007 and 2016, the number of girls between 10 and 19 taking their own lives climbed by nearly 13 percent a year  Suicides increased among teen and young boys, too, but only by about seven percent  Girls… Read More »