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Ben Harder

U.S. News & World Report
Chief of Health Analysis
Washington, D.C.

Ben Harder is Chief of Health Analysis and a Managing Editor at U.S. News & World Report, which publishes data, tools and advice to help consumers choose hospitals, physicians and other health care providers and services. Harder oversees the use of data in U.S. News’ suite of decision-support tools for health care consumers, including Best Hospitals, Best Children’s Hospitals, Best Nursing Homes and Doctor Finder, all of which are all freely available at usnews.com. Prior to joining U.S. News, Harder covered medical research and epidemiology for Science News magazine. He also has contributed to the BMJ, JAMA, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the Washington Post and other publications.