How do Massachusetts hospitals stack up on the Lown Hospitals Index?

Hospitals in Massachusetts are known for their state-of-the-art technology, research partnerships, and good patient outcomes. But do Massachusetts hospitals come out on top when looking at avoiding overuse and civic leadership, on the Lown Institute Hospitals Index?

At a presentation hosted by the Massachusetts Health Data Collaborative, Vikas Saini and Shannon Brownlee discussed why they created the Lown Hospitals Index, how the metrics were developed, and what the results show about hospitals in Massachusetts. Spoiler alert: It’s not the usual suspects who come out on top.

Watch the full presentation on the Lown Institute Hospitals Index below!