2021 WINNING HOSPITALS:
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Accountability

The system must incentivize healing over profiteering.

High-Value Care

Patients should get all the care they need, and none that they do not.

Health Equity

Good health should transcend neighborhood, income, and background.

Human Connection

Compassion and humility are central to the practice of healing.

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Dr. Bernard Lown
(1921-2021)

Learn about the pioneering cardiologist, humanitarian, and Lown Institute founder.

Lown
Institute Hospitals Index

We assess the social responsibility of hospitals using more than 50 metrics.

The 2020
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Spotlighting the worst in health care profiteering and dysfunction.

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Vikas Saini

President

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VIDEO: Community Benefit launch

The value of the nonprofit tax exemption is worth tens of billions to hospitals. But what are we getting back in exchange for this hefty tax break? Watch the launch video for a discussion of community benefit standards, hospital billing practices, and fair share spending with health policy experts. More