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Top 20 hospitals and health systems by finance and funding news

With the constant rate of change in healthcare, it’s crucial to understand which healthcare organizations are actively expanding service lines or treatment services, investing in grants or clinical trials, giving donations, and funding organizations and programs. This news and intelligence help companies to size opportunities, prioritize providers, and inform strategic planning and execution.

Which healthcare organizations have the most finance and funding news?

The Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product tracks finances and funding announcements across hospitals and networks. Over the last five years, we recorded more than 3,100 of these types of news stories and organizational activities. 

The following list includes the healthcare organizations with the most finance and funding news stories between January 2017 and June 2022. 

Hospitals and health systems in the news for funding and financing

Rank Organization name Explore dataset
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital Explore
HCA Healthcare Explore
Community Health Systems Explore
Tenet Healthcare Explore
Penn Medicine Explore
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Explore
Encompass Health Corporation Explore
Mount Sinai Health System Explore
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Explore
10 Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia  Explore
11 Northwell Health Explore
12 University Hospitals Health System Explore
13 Quorum Health Corporation Explore
14 University of California San Diego Health System  Explore
15 Universal Health Services Explore
16 NYC Health and Hospitals  Explore
17 Select Medical Corporation Explore
18 Medical University of South Carolina Health System Explore
19 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Explore
20 SUNY Upstate Medical University Explore

Fig. 1  Data is from the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product. News and Intelligence data is proprietary and updated daily. Data accurate as of June 2022. 

Which physician groups have the most news stories on finance and funding?

Understanding funding and financing news helps in keeping up with the changing healthcare landscape and supports more effective targeting and healthcare organization mapping. Among financing and funding announcements for hospitals and health systems, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital (also known as St Jude Children’s Hospital) in Tennessee tops the list with 56 news stories, with the most recent stories covering fundraising of nearly $20 million across multiple organizations. HCA Healthcare (formerly known as Hospital Corporation of America; Nashville, TN) and Community Health Systems (also known as CHS; Franklin, TN) had 38 and 35 news stories respectively between January 2017 and June 2022. Tenet Healthcare (Dallas, TX) and Penn Medicine (also known as University of Pennsylvania Health System; Philadelphia, PA) had 33 and 32 news stories respectively.

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