May 15, 2017

Weekly review: The best and worst states to be a nurse, according to WalletHub

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    Last week in the news: Dozens of health care providers make Forbes' top employers list, a rundown of Modern Healthcare's interview with Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson, and more.                                 

    The best and worst states to be a nurse, according to WalletHub (May 8)
    WalletHub's new analysis, which assesses states on 18 weighted metrics, shows Wisconsin is the best state for nurses, followed by New Mexico and Iowa.

    What 183 C-suite executives told us about their top concerns (May 9)
    Here are three major takeaways from our Annual Health Care CEO Survey—including some big changes from last year that reflect the rise of health care consumerism.

    How Kaiser's CEO wants to make mental health care 'as predictable as heart disease' (May 10)
    In a recent interview with Modern Healthcare's Dave Barkholz, Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson discussed how the system is breaking down the stigma around mental health and redesigning mental health care delivery.

    41 health care providers named 'best employers' by Forbes (May 11)
    Forbes last week released its rankings of "America's Best Employers" and "America's Best Midsize Employers" for 2017—and the vast majority of hospitals and health systems that made the lists are Advisory Board members.

    UMMC discovered up to 7,000 bodies buried on-site. Here's their plan to honor the deceased. (May 12)
    Up to 7,000 patients treated at what was once called the Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum are buried in undeveloped land at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Now, officials are proposing a plan to honor the deceased and provide insight into how mental health patients were treated more than a century ago.

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