WalletHub: R.I. ranks second-worst state in nation for doctors to practice

RHODE ISLAND RANKED second worst in the nation among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., for doctors to practice. The report was based on 16 metrics centered around competition, compensation and laws in a state. / COURTESY WALLETHUB
RHODE ISLAND RANKED second worst in the nation among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., for doctors to practice. The report was based on 16 metrics centered around competition, compensation and laws in a state. / COURTESY WALLETHUB
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked as the second worst state in the nation for doctors to practice ahead of only New Jersey, according to a WalletHub report Tuesday. WalletHub separated 16 metrics relevant to doctors’ employment into two categories: opportunity and competition (70 percent of the ranking), and medical environment (30 percent). Rhode Island ranked…

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