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Public Citizen Ranks State Med Board Websites -- We're #3

Public Citizen Ranks State Med Board Websites -- We're #3

October 19, 2006

Click here for a new Public Citizen report rating and ranking each state's website that provides information on physicians. Massachusetts' website ranks #3 overall -- New Jersey and Virginia are slightly ahead. Click here for the summary on the Massachusetts site. While overall, Massachusetts ranks well, the report points to a variety of ways the report could be improved to provide more and better information to Mass. consumers. Massachusetts was the first state to make physician profile information available to consumers on the Web, way back in 1996. It's good to see we're still near the front of the pack. Kudos to the Board of Registation in Medicine, and let's go for number one!