Ben Harder

Managing Editor and Chief of Health Analysis, U.S. News & World Report

@benharder @usnews
Ben Harder
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Closing Keynote Session
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 • 10:30 AM–12:00 PM
Inside the U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals Rankings
Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 • 4:15 PM–5:30 PM
Inside the U.S. News Best Hospitals Rankings
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 • 8:45 AM–10:00 AM
Quality Reporting Dialogue and Luncheon (Invitation Only)
Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 • 10:00 AM–1:45 PM

Ben Harder oversees U.S. News & World Report’s public reporting program, including Best Hospitals, Best Children’s Hospitals, Best Nursing Homes and Doctor Finder, which profiles more than 900,000 individual physicians. These consumer decision support tools are freely available at As a healthcare journalist, Harder has contributed to the BMJ, JAMA, the Los Angeles Times, Science News, USA Today and the Washington Post.