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Group Purchasing
Comparing the Top 10 GPOs

Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) are continuing to help hospitals manage necessary spending. By leveraging the purchasing power of member hospitals and facilities, GPOs are better able to negotiate discounts on various goods and services. With an increasing emphasis on universal EHR systems, connected care, and integrated delivery systems, the healthcare…

Hospital Construction
10 Hospitals Leading the Way in Outpatient Claims

Patient pursuit of more convenient (and less costly) alternatives to inpatient care, the rise of elective medical procedures, and the proliferation of new non-acute care settings are all factors contributing to healthcare’s outpatient migration trend. As the hospital market contracts and outpatient facilities like surgery centers and health clinics multiply,…

Top 10 Renal Dialysis Networks

According to the National Kidney Foundation, 33% of American adults are at risk for developing kidney disease. With risk factors linking to high blood pressure, genetics, and diabetes, the disease is highly common, especially in the US. As the number of adults suffering from kidney disease increases, so does the…

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Top 10 GPOs by Member Hospital Beds

Healthcare’s ongoing push towards clinically integrated networks, health information exchanges, and riskier reimbursement models like MACRA continue to drive consolidation trends in the industry as providers seek allies to help shoulder new technical and financial burdens. As such, the purchasing power of affiliated facilities stands to reach new heights. Group…

Hospital Construction
Top 10 Five-Star Hospitals by Average Daily Census

On July 27th the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced new overall star ratings data on U.S. hospitals as part of their Hospital Quality Initiative, which seeks to distribute objective, easy to understand data on hospital performance and care quality. The release takes another step towards meeting rising…

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Top 10 Hospitals for Open Payments

From hospitals to health systems, group purchasing organizations and all other healthcare entities in between, the relationship between them has been known to be held in the dark, away from the patients whom they serve. However, the Sunshine Act, created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010,…

Top 10 Hospitals by Number of Affiliated Physicians

Recent reports predict that soon most doctors will have abandoned their private practices to have become employees of hospitals, multi-hospital affiliations, or the government. This transition and abandonment of private practices can be accredited to stricter regulations regarding health IT and the pressures to adopt electronic health records, along with…

Top 10 Largest Skilled Nursing Facility Corporations

Skilled Nursing Facilities provide long-term care to our ever aging population.  They are instrumental in the delivery of cost-effective, quality care for this segment of the U.S. population. Definitive Healthcare’s Skilled Nursing Facilities database tracks 415 Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) corporations and 17,926 individual Skilled Nursing Facilities.  Here is a list…

Top 10 Largest Canadian Hospitals

Definitive Healthcare’s Canadian hospital database tracks detailed profiles on 779 Canadian hospitals. Here is a list of the top 10 largest Canadian hospitals by number of beds: 1.  Hamilton Health Sciences – 1,179 2.  Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre – 1,169 3.  Foothills Medical Centre – 1,062 4.  The Ottawa Hospital…

Top 10 Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Ambulatory surgery centers, also known as ASCs, are modern healthcare facilities focused on providing same-day surgical care.  These outpatient facilities are a convenient alternative to hospital-based outpatient procedures. Not only are ASCs more convenient, but data has shown they are more efficient (it was found that ASC procedures take 25…