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Opinions on Greatest Health Problems in US – Gallup Poll 2022

In most recent Gallup Poll results August 2022, more people were very or somewhat negative on the healthcare industry, than were very or somewhat positive; (47% negative vs. 40% positive.)  This [...]

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North Dakota – CNA (nursing assistants) Abuse List

CNA Abuse List. In North Dakota publishes a list of CNAs (nursing assistants) that may pose a caregiving threat to you or your loved ones. You can check to see if a certified nurse aide has been [...]

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2023 National Patient Safety Goals – Joint Commission

The Joint Commission (an accrediting body formerly called JCAHO) has adopted national patient safety goals for 2023. Goals apply to Ambulatory Care and Office-Based Surgery, Behavioral Health [...]

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AIM DocFinder

The AIM DocFinder website lists physician license lookup data for 16 states: AL, AK, FL, GA, KS, KY, ME, MD, MN, NM, NC, ND, OK, OR, TX and WY.  Many states have separate medical boards for MDs [...]

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NCQA Health Insurance Plan Ratings and Report Card 2022-2023

NCQA ratings and report card for 2022 on health insurance plans. Compare quality ratings for HMOs and PPO health insurance plans. Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Cigna, Humana, Kaiser, United [...]

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Obesity Rates to 2021, CDC

State-by-state obesity rates for adults from 2019 to 2021. CDC collected self-reported prevalence data shown in the maps through CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Obesity [...]

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US News Best Nursing Homes 2022-2023

U.S. News 2022-2023 list of best nursing homes use federal government CMS star ratings and quality measures from the CMS data of July 2022. Just over 2,400 nursing homes gained High Performing [...]

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Annual Report of Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease 2022

Annual Report of Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease 2022. The information is fairly technical, with statistics (e.g. mortality) for CKD and ESRD. The charts are online. The 2022 [...]

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National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, NPALS

Read reports of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, now renamed National Post-acute and Long-term Care Study (NPALS). Surprising report on residential care residents, a majority of [...]

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ACS Meritorious Hospitals for Surgery Outcomes in 2021

New list shows 78 hospitals that achieved “meritorious” outcomes for surgical patient care in 2021. They were selected from over 600 hospitals participating in the ACS (American [...]