by Max Brantley
You can read here how the voluntary online survey judges facilities.
You can see here the more than 460 institutions judged as leaders for meeting all four criteria for excellence. A grand total of ONE institution in Arkansas made the list, the VA Central Arkansas Healthcare System. It was the only institution in the state that participated in the survey. Asa! would approve. Equal rights for sick people is NOT something that would help Arkansas in national opinion.