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Hospital and Health System Data Resources

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AHA Healthcare DataViewerTM

A web-based national source of proprietary hospital and health system data collected and verified by the American Hospital Association. AHA DataViewer content includes exclusive national survey data (e.g., AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals, AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals—IT Supplement), proprietary AHA membership data and much more. These data are used by government agencies, media and the industry for accurate and timely analysis and decision-making. AHA Healthcare DataViewer content is updated monthly and supports sales, business development, planning, and marketing.

AHA Healthcare IT Database: A Supplement to the AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals

A database based on an annual survey of U.S. hospitals that tracks the adoption of electronic health records (also known as electronic medical records). The data from 3,200 hospitals include electronic clinical documentation, results viewing, decision support, bar coding and more.  The database is available to AHA Healthcare DataViewer annual subscribers as an upgrade (non-subscribers can purchase and download the database as a Quick Report).

AHA Guide®

The AHA Guide® is a comprehensive directory of U.S. hospitals, health systems, networks, alliances, and other organizations. The book is available in print or on CD, and is published annually in September.

AHA Hospital Statistics

AHA Hospital Statistics™ is a comprehensive resource for analysis and comparison of health care industry trends in U.S. community hospitals. This extensive and reliable health care statistical resource includes five year trends in utilization, personnel, revenues and expenses across local, regional and national markets starting. It may be purchased as a book or a book/CD combination (CD contains data from Tables  in the book, plus additional years of data not in the book for selected Tables). It is published annually in October.

AHA Annual Survey Database

A CD that contains a snapshot of hospital-specific data on approximately 6,500 hospitals and 400-plus systems, including as many as 1,000 data fields covering organizational structure, personnel, hospital facilities and services, and financial performance. Includes a documentation book with a Summary of Changes  that identifies open, closed, and merged hospitals compared to the prior year.  The database is released annually in October.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Survey 

A comprehensive source of information on CAM programs and services in hospitals. Identifies what hospitals are offering and why; how CAM programs are financed; the reimbursement strategies used; staffing of clinics; business and strategic planning;  program evaluation criteria and methods. Provides an analysis of what the data means and identifies consumer and hospital trends, and details on each institution that offers CAM along with contact information, and hospital demographics.

For information about historical databases, contact Health Forum:  866-375-3633 or ahadatainfo@healthforum.com



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