Welcome to the Healthgrades National Health Index, a list of 25 U.S. cities leading the way in health and healthcare. Drawing in part from Healthgrades industry-leading quality data, we scored cities around the country on the factors that matter most in a community’s health.
We invite you to explore the 25 cities on this year’s list so you can be proactive in your own health and help build a healthier community for you and your neighbors.
Healthgrades is the industry leader in connecting patients with quality care, and in helping hospitals evaluate and improve clinical outcomes. The National Health Index is a composite measure that evaluates health and healthcare in 25 featured metropolitan areas in the U.S. from a sample of 43 total metropolitan areas. To score each city, Healthgrades evaluated data from three sources:
Importance of the Four Components* of the Healthgrades National Health Index:*Component importance measured as the percentage of the percent variance explained.