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:


      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


      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




      Lung Cancer


      Motor Vehicles Injuries






    Unintentional injuries (excl. motor vehicle accidents)


      No Exercise


      Few Fruits and Vegetables




      High Blood Pressure





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 stands above the rest.

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