Guide to U.S. Hospitals, Health Care Systems, Networks, Alliances, Health Organizations, Agencies, & Providers
American Hospital Association, Health Forum
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This is an indispensable and comprehensive reference book for the hospital industry, providing data on hospitals nationwide. This annual publication profiles individual hospitals, healthcare systems, networks, alliances, and other health care organizations, agencies and providers - all in a single, easy-to-read directory.
This popular directory of hospitals and health care systems is a very useful resource for identifying key services offered within hospitals as well as top line utilization statistics. The content is collected annually by the American Hospital Association.
AHA Guide is the complete resource for data on U.S. hospitals, offering a wealth of information per hospital. This annual publication also profiles healthcare systems, networks, alliances, and other health care organizations, agencies and providers - all in a single, easy-to-read directory. This is the leading directory of hospitals and healthcare systems in the United States, offering data on:
More than 6,500 hospitals
Utilization information such as staffed beds, admissions, census, outpatient visits, births, payroll and total expenses
400+ health care systems, networks and alliances
700 health care organizations (e.g., state and federal hospital associations)
700 governmental agencies, including federal and state agencies responsible for medical licensure
3,000 other providers accredited by The Joint Commission, like behavioral health and ambulatory surgery centers
140 group purchasing organizations
The 125+ facilities and service lines offered within each hospital
Published by the American Hospital Association, the AHA Guide is the complete resource for data on U.S. hospitals, offering a wealth of information per hospital, including:
- contact names - CEO, COO, CIO, CFO & CMO
- complete addresses
- phone numbers
- website addresses
- certification / accreditation (e.g. JCAHO, critical access hospital designation, cancer program approved by the American College of Surgeons)
- a list of the facilities and service lines offered in each hospital from 100 possible categories
- utilization information including staffed beds, admissions, census, outpatient visits, births, etc
- expenses, including total and breakdowns such as payroll
- personnel totals
- and much more
In one easy-to-read directory, this annual publication profiles:
- healthcare systems
- health care organizations
The AHA Guide contains the most current health care information available making it the most relied upon resource for hospital data. The current edition is loaded with new features and new content including:
- Additional contact names – in addition to the CEO name already listed, AHA Guide now includes the contact name of the CIO, CMO, CFO, CHR, & COO
- An expanded listing of facilities with 200 more hospitals
- 100 service line categories with new facility / service lines including:
- Alzheimer Center
- Gamma Knife
- Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
- Electron Beam Computed Tomography
- Multi-slice Spiral Computed Tomography
- Fertility Clinic
- Genetic testing/counseling
- plus all service lines previously listed in prior editions
- A complete listing of Group Purchasing Organizations
- Medicare Provider Numbers
The CD-ROM includes both a searchable format and PDF format. Content includes hospitals, health care systems, networks, group purchasing organizations, ambulatory surgery centers, and other health related organizations. Features top-line profiles of hospitals including ownership, primary service, utilization, and staffing. Also included are hospital service lines, approvals by accrediting organizations, and C-Suite contact names.
The AHA Guide is also available on CD for those who prefer an electronic look-up version. The CD-ROM version is a flexible, searchable format and includes the content from the print directory and allows you to:
- search by hospital name, city, state, bed size and other key criteria
- reach the hospital website you are searching by clicking on the hyperlink
- print a complete Profile Report for each hospital, healthcare system or network
- hyperlink to the hospital or health care system website
- view the links between health care systems/networks and their affiliates
- identify decision makers, including CEO, COO, CIO, CFO, CHR, and CMO
- Print sections of the directory from the .pdf that's included.
- Install data on your laptop and take it with you when you travel.
- View the relationship between systems/networks and their affiliates
- access a PDF file of AHA Guide; print sections as desired
You may also be interested in the Hospital Statistics book, or CD-ROM, also published by the American Hospital Association. The Hospital Statistics CD-ROM lends itself easily to exporting and importing data into your excel files, spreadsheets, mailing lists or market studies.
First published in 1946 the AHA Guide is included as a Brandon/Hill 'First Purchase' publication as well as a health sciences library selection for Doody's Core Titles. It includes service line offerings and detailed profile information such as facility ownership, C-suite contact names, admissions, beds, outpatient visits, births, and more.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Close to 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 37,000 individual members come together to form the AHA. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends. The Health Forum was created in the fall of 1998 through the union of The Healthcare Forum and the American Hospital Association's publishing and data and information subsidiaries.
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