The Best in Health Care

Who doesn’t like lists? Who doesn’t want to make the list? Here are some current lists that we thought were interesting.

The US News & World Report published its “Best Hospital” lists last week. This is a comprehensive report of hospitals and children’s hospitals by specialties. It also has an honor roll for best hospitals and children’s hospitals. Topping the lists are Johns Hopkins in Baltimore and Children’s Hospital Boston.

Along with hospitals, US News & World report also ranked the Top Medical Schools. Check out the top 100 US schools. Topping this list is Harvard Medical School.

Do you know the movers and shakers in healthcare IT? These 13 are Information Week’s Who’s Who in Healthcare IT. A true group of rock stars.

Becker’s Hospital Review published their list, 30 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare. Our guy Blumenthal didn’t make the cut. I guess the purse strings on $19 billion doesn’t matter when you have Newt Gingrich at the Center for Health Transformation?

Looking for some free medical apps? Here is iMedicalApps Top 10 Free iPhone Medical Apps for Health Care Professionals. This isn’t just a re-hash of the top downloaded free medical apps it’s the top 10 free apps health care professionals and students can actually use on a day to day basis.

Are you sporting an iPad these days? The iPadNews Daily says these are the Best iPad Health Care Apps. Perusing the list it looks like it is for the general consumer and not professionals.

Online Degrees Today thinks that these are the Top 20 Medical Blogs for Students. The information on these blogs contains up to date research and information on a variety of topics.

And speaking of blogs, Health and Life (HAL) announced their 2010 HAL Medical Blog Awards. The awards are nomination based and then internally selected. There are five categories for the awards and the blogs can display the award logo on their site.

And finally, here are 6 potential game-changers that can improve the prevention and treatment of disease in 2010 and beyond. At the years start published the Top Medical Breakthroughs to Start 2010.