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Top hospitals in North Dakota by net patient revenue

With 783,000 people calling North Dakota home, it is the 47th most populous state and one of only five states with a population below 1 million. Definitive Healthcare data shows that North Dakota has roughly 56 hospitals and 12 integrated delivery networks (IDNs). Below, we have compiled a list of the top 15 hospitals in North Dakota based on net patient revenue (NPR) using HospitalView. NPR is the amount of money generated from patient services through commercial insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare and is a standard metric of a healthcare organization’s financial performance.

North Dakota hospitals with the highest net patient revenue

RankHospitalCityDefinitive IDNet patient revenue# of discharges# of staffed bedsExplore dataset
1Sanford Broadway Medical CenterFargo3055$1,510,714,77524,687493Explore
2Sanford Medical Center Bismarck (FKA Medcenter One)Bismarck3052$717,295,27311,694223Explore
3Altru Health System (FKA Altru Hospital)Grand Forks3059$563,637,0769,638257Explore
4Essentia Health - Fargo (FKA Innovis Health)Fargo3054$537,911,5408,389142Explore
5Trinity HospitalMinot833136$461,364,4466,728251Explore
6CHI St Alexius Health Bismarck Medical CenterBismarck3053$231,431,1695,431157Explore
7CHI St Alexius Health Williston Medical CenterWilliston5463$85,164,9221,58025Explore
8Jamestown Regional Medical CenterJamestown3070$75,855,8141,18325Explore
9CHI St Alexius Health Dickinson Medical Center (FKA St Josephs Hospital & Health Center - Critical Access)Dickinson3069$70,035,8662,19825Explore
10Prairie St JohnsFargo5934$44,605,3194,236120Explore
11McKenzie Health (AKA McKenzie County Healthcare Systems)Watford City3062$42,377,46240624Explore
12Vibra Hospital of Fargo (FKA Kindred Hospital Fargo)Fargo5705$28,325,19128531Explore
13PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Fargo (FKA Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital Fargo)Fargo846746$26,580,9561,25742Explore
14CHI St Alexius Health Devils Lake Hospital (FKA Mercy Hospital)Devils Lake5764$25,934,36466525Explore
15Unity Medical CenterGrafton3073$25,697,26813914Explore

Fig. 1 Data is from the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product. Data is accurate as of April 2024.

What North Dakota hospitals have the highest net patient revenue?

The North Dakota hospital with the highest net patient revenue is Sanford Broadway Medical Center, with an NPR of $1.5 billion. Located in downtown Fargo, this hospital offers specialties such as family medicine, hematology, transplant surgery, and pediatric care. It is a part of the Sanford Health IDN, which is the largest rural health system in the United States.

The hospital with the second highest NPR in North Dakota is Sanford Medical Center Bismarck, with an NPR of $717 million. They offer imaging services; adult, neonatal, and pediatric intensive care; obstetrics; emergency medicine and air transport; pediatric care; and oncology and infusion therapy. The Sanford Medical Center Bismarck is a Level II trauma and stroke center and is a Magnet-designated facility for nursing excellence.

Altru Health System has the third-highest net patient revenue in North Dakota, with an NPR of $563 million. They are ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the #3 hospital in North Dakota, and they are high performing in seven procedures/conditions, including colon cancer surgery, heart attacks, back surgery (spinal fusion), strokes, hip replacement, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and pneumonia.

The total NPR of the top 15 North Dakota hospitals accounts for 92% of all NPR in the state. Of note, only six hospitals in North Dakota have an NPR that surpasses $100,000, and only the top hospital has a revenue that exceeds 1 billion. Knowing this, it is easy to see how most of North Dakota’s hospital landscape is concentrated within these top 15 hospitals.

How to use North Dakota NPR for your healthcare growth strategy

For anyone looking to sell into the healthcare industry in North Dakota, the hospital landscape can help influence your decisions. For instance, if you’re bringing a product or service to market, knowing which North Dakota hospitals have the highest NPR can help you size the market, align sales territories, or make strategic investment decisions.

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