4 US cities make Deutsche Bank's quality of life index: How do they rank on healthcare?

Of the four U.S. cities on Deutsche Bank's quality of life index, Boston has the highest quality of life ranking at No. 11 and New York City has the lowest at No. 31, Business Insider reports.

Chicago and San Francisco also made the list, at 22 and 16, respectively.

The quality of life index measures healthcare quality, cost of consumer goods and housing affordability. Each city is ranked on eight quality of life indicators, with one being the highest rank and 50 being the lowest.

Here are the top 33 cities with the best quality of life and how they ranked on healthcare.

1. Wellington, New Zealand: 24
2. Zurich, Switzerland: 8
3. Copenhagen, Denmark: 6
4. Edinburgh, U.K.: 3
5. Vienna, Austria: 5
6. Helsinki, Finland: 15
7. Melbourne, Australia: 14
8. Sydney, Australia: 13
9. Frankfurt, Germany: 23
10. Amsterdam, Netherlands: 19
11. Boston: 7
12. Auckland, New Zealand: 10
13. Tokyo, Japan: 1
14. Berlin, Germany: 21
15. Vancouver, Canada: 18
16. San Francisco: 22
17. Stockholm, Sweden: 34
18. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 37
19. Oslo, Norway: 12
20. Prague, Czech Republic: 16
21. Toronto, Canada: 9
22. Chicago: 32
23. Madrid, Spain: 2
24. Lisbon, Portugal: 26
25. Singapore: 25
26. Brussels, Belgium: 4
27. Cape Town, South Africa: 17
28. Dublin, Ireland: 48
29. Warsaw, Poland: 41
30. Johannesburg, South Africa: 42
31. New York City: 35
32. Paris, France: 11
33. London, U.K.: 28

More articles on quality:
Bill incentivizing opioid alternative in ASCs advances to House — 5 things to know
Same Day Surgery Center wins Outstanding Patient Experience Award — 3 insights
Physicians accepting drug company perks prescribe more opioids — 4 insights

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2018. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

 


Patient Safety Tools & Resources Database

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months