Bing Health Maps Focuses on Healthiest (or Unhealthiest) Places in the Country

When Microsoft announced in 2009 at a conference I was attending that they were serious about having Bing become a real competitor of Google…..I didn’t think they were serious. There have been way too many times in the past when the giant Microsoft said they were going to go all-out…and then it never materialized. Bing however, cannot be thrown into that category.

I’ve recently become impressed with many of Bing’s features. One that caught my eye today was the Health Information part of their website. What Bing has done is they took their map service and allowed their users to select certain health indicators…..and you can view these by state. The health indicators include:

BIRTH MEASURES

      Low Birth Weight

 

      Very Low Birth Weight

 

      Births to Women Under 18

 

      Births to Women over 40

 

      Births to Unmarried Women

 

    No Prenatal Care in First Trimester

DEATH MEASURES

      Infant Mortality

 

      White Non-Hispanic Infant Mortality

 

      Black Non-Hispanic Infant Mortality

 

      Hispanic Infant Mortality

 

      Neonatal Mortality

 

      Postneonatal Mortality

 

      Breast Cancer (Female)

 

      Colon Cancer

 

      Coronary Heart Disease

 

      Homicide

 

      Lung Cancer

 

      Motor Vehicles Injuries

 

      Stroke

 

      Suicide

 

    Unintentional injuries (excl. motor vehicle accidents)

HEALTH RISK FACTORS

      No Exercise

 

      Few Fruits and Vegetables

 

      Obesity

 

      High Blood Pressure

 

      Smoker

 

    Diabetes

We mention this part of Bing for doctors because we know that some of you are contemplating moving to different states because of the high cost of medical malpractice insurance. Or….you may just like looking at the data like I do!

In any event, we know that the more information you have, the more likely you will make a better decision. This is why we have posted historic medical malpractice insurance data for doctors, for all states, dating back to the year 2000. Just another, of many, reason MyMedicalMalpracticeInsurance.com stands above the rest.

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