MN, WI tops in healthcare quality

According to Modern Healthcare, Minnesota and Wisconsin--along with North Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska--ranked tops in the nation in "overall healthcare measure" in an annual report conducted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The findings are based on the AHRQ's National Healthcare Quality Report, which determined that quality and patient safety are slowly on the rise.

Each state, as well as Washington, D.C., was evaluated according to 149 measures of quality.

To learn more:
- read the article in Modern Healthcare (reg. req.)
- check out the AHRQ's state-by-state report

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