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 

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital 

HCA Healthcare 

Community Health Systems 

Tenet Healthcare 

Penn Medicine 

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 

Encompass Health Corporation 

Mount Sinai Health System 

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 

10 

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia  

11 

Northwell Health 

12 

University Hospitals Health System 

13 

Quorum Health Corporation 

14 

University of California San Diego Health System  

15 

Universal Health Services 

16 

NYC Health and Hospitals  

17 

Select Medical Corporation 

18 

Medical University of South Carolina Health System 

19 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital 

20 

SUNY Upstate Medical University 

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. 

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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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