U.S. News reveals methodology behind hospital rankings

Editors and analysts revealed the methodology behind the U.S. News & World Report healthcare quality ratings at the 2015 U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow Conference. Panelists at the conference also discussed coming updates to their ranking process, including new cohorts to be measured and breakdowns by individual physician, health systems or groups of hospitals. Panelists also said that hospitals will need to begin publicly reporting data on clinical registries themselves, according to U.S. News and World Report. Article