May 17, 2021

Weekly review: CMS just gave 400+ hospitals five stars. See how yours fared.

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    The five fastest-growing health care jobs, according to the New York Times; the 10 "most influential" health care companies, according to TIME; and more.

    CMS just gave 400+ hospitals five stars. See how yours fared. (Monday, May 10)

    CMS has released its updated hospital quality star ratings on Medicare's Hospital Compare, marking the first release of the ratings since CMS updated its methodology last year. See how your hospital fared on our interactive map.

    The 10 'most influential' health care companies, according to TIME (Tuesday, May 11)

    TIME last month released its first-ever "TIME 100 Most Influential Companies" list, which recognizes the companies and organizations "making an extraordinary impact around the world"—including a number of health care organizations.

    The 5 fastest-growing health care jobs, according to the New York Times (Wednesday, May 12)

    Health care employment is projected to grow by 15% between 2019 and 2029, according to the Labor Department, the New York Times reports—and these five jobs are among the industry's fastest-growing occupations.

    'Our finest year': A conversation with Providence's Rod Hochman (Thursday, May 13)

    In this edition of "Lessons from the C-suite," Rod Hochman, president and CEO of Providence, talks with Advisory Board President Eric Larsen about Covid-19 index case No. 1, responding to a prescient prediction about everything going digital, and how data can—and will—save lives.

    CDC says vaccinated Americans can go (mostly) maskless. Is it too soon? (Friday, May 14)

    CDC on Thursday said fully vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear face masks in most indoor and outdoor settings—and while some public health experts were "ecstatic" about the news, others were "shocked" and argued CDC's recommendations had "gone from one extreme to the other."

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