Weekly review: Your hospital's rankings, decoded

The best (and worst) states to be a doctor, according to WalletHub (Monday, April 9)
South Dakota is the best state to practice medicine, according to a new analysis from WalletHub—but other states might be better fits for doctors depending on their priorities.

How to (finally) get your to-do list under control (Tuesday, April 10)
You've probably got a to-do list—and it's probably too long, too disorganized, and way too stressful. Don't panic: Follow these steps to finally get it under control, Allison Rimm writes for the Harvard Business Review.

The highest-paid doctors (and the lowest), according to Medscape (Wednesday, April 11)
Almost all types of U.S. physicians saw a "modest" increase in earnings over the last year, according to the Medscape Physician Compensation 2018 report released Wednesday morning. But six specialties broke the trend with lower compensation overall.

Your hospital's rankings, decoded (Thursday, April 12)
Hospital ratings get lots of buzz in the news, but do you know what factors actually determine how your hospital ranks? The Daily Briefing's Rachel Schulze dove into four of the most popular lists—from U.S. News, Leapfrog, and more—to find out how they work and why they're so controversial.

Death in America, in 5 maps (Friday, April 13)
Despite overall increases in U.S. life expectancy over the last two decades, in some states, the odds of dying young have actually increased, according to study published last week in JAMA.


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