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Top healthcare organizations by affiliation news

Affiliations and partnerships between healthcare organizations create unique networks and relationships.

Which healthcare organizations participate in the most affiliations and partnerships?

The Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product tracks affiliation and partnership announcements across healthcare organizations. Over the last five years, we recorded more than 3,200 of these types of news stories among 1,480 organizations.

The following list includes the healthcare organizations with the most affiliation and partnership news stories between 2017 and March 2022.

Healthcare organizations in the news for affiliations and partnerships

RankHealthcare organization nameNumber of articlesExplore dataset
1Mount Sinai Health System34Explore
2Mayo Clinic30Explore
3Department of Veterans Affairs27Explore
4University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center27Explore
5Cleveland Clinic Health System24Explore
6University of Pittsburgh Medical Center23Explore
7Northwell Health23Explore
8Intermountain Healthcare23Explore
9Tampa General Hospital23Explore
10Massachusetts General Hospital22Explore
11Encompass Health Corporation22Explore

Fig. 1 Data is from the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product. News and intelligence data is proprietary and updated daily. Data accessed April 2022.

Mount Sinai Health System in New York City accounted for 34 affiliation and partnership news stories. Next, Mayo Clinic recorded 30 stories between 2017 and March 2022. The

Department of Veterans Affairs and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center each had 27 affiliation and partnerships tracked.

What are the different types of hospital affiliations?

Many healthcare organization affiliations are based on ownership status, such as when a hospital or clinic is owned by a larger network of hospitals. Other relationships among healthcare facilities may center on care coordination or involve purchasing agreements.

Below are several of the affiliations Definitive Healthcare tracks.

Types of healthcare affiliations

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