Newly updated data on WhyNotTheBest.org report on the relative burden of heart failure, diabetes, and other conditions among Medicare beneficiaries in U.S. counties, regions, and states. The data also spotlight regional variations in the use of emergency department and hospital care, imaging procedures, and medical tests as well as variations in per capita costs among Medicare beneficiaries.
Explore these data by creating a “Compare by Region” report or using our interactive map, or get started with these featured reports:
- Population Health: Kentucky and Ohio (Regional report)
- Utilization and Costs: County-by-County Variation in New York State (Regional report)
Coming in early 2014: new data from CMS Hospital Compare tracking the incidence of MRSA and C.diff. infections in hospitals across the nation, as well as new data on measures of timely and effective stroke care and blood clot prevention.