Recent Updates

The American Hospital Association provides relevant and timely hospital data for accurate healthcare industry analysis.  The AHA tracks ongoing updates for hospitals’ demographics as well as the AHA Annual Survey, which are included in ongoing updates to the AHA DataViewer.

  • 2017 AHA Statistics Now Available for Purchase

    New!
    Published: 01/09/17

    To purchase the full AHA Hospital Statistics 2017 Edition, the comprehensive reference source for analysis of hospital trends in utilization, personal and finances in U.S. Hospitals, click here and see below under “Hospital Profiles.” 

    Also, you may preview AHA Statistics 2017 with a complimentary excerpt on trends in physician payment and hospital/physician collaboration. This free report outlines the implications of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which significantly changes the way Medicare will pay for physician services. Also presented are statistics on average number of physicians engaged in Hospital-Physician Arrangements as well as the number of physicians employed directly by hospitals.  

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  • December 2016 Hospital Update

    Published: 12/21/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,340.

    • 12 new hospitals were added, and
    • 13 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

     

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  • Hospital Database Updated with Latest AHA Annual Survey Data

    Published: 11/21/16

    AHA DataViewer hospital database is updated with AHA Annual Survey results based on the FY 2015 survey of over 6,200 hospitals. Using primary data collection conducted by American Hospital Association, this November release includes final responses on each hospital's organizational structure, system affiliation, facility and services lines, beds and utilization, staffing, and expenses. The survey results are complemented with additional information from the AHA membership department, accrediting organizations, and government agencies. Learn more about the Hospital Database.

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  • November Financial Database Update

    Published: 11/21/16

    Nearly 200 financial fields based on the Healthcare Cost Report Information Systems (HCRIS) database have been updated with data reported to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for the 3rd quarter. Get four years of hospital financial information, including income statement, balance sheet, and financial indicators, on AHA DataViewer

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  • October Hospital Update

    Published: 10/27/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,341.

    • 12 new hospitals were added, and
    • 6 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

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  • Just Announced: AHA Data Now Available On WRDS

    Published: 10/11/16

    Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of the American Hospital Association Data to its platform. A part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, WRDS provides global corporations, universities and regulatory agencies the thought leadership, data access and insights needed to accelerate impact. Read more here

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  • September Hospital Update

    Published: 09/29/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,335.

    • 16 new hospitals were added, and
    • 10 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

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  • Survey of Care Systems and Payment Update

    Published: 09/27/16

    Since 2011 the American Hospital Association has fielded a Survey of Care Systems and Payment. Updated findings from the 2015 Survey are available on AHA DataViewer as a Quick Report. The data identify whether a hospital is participating or planning to participate in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) or other payment model, now or in the near future; and also identifies non-hospital ACOs. Learn more about the Survey of Care Systems and Payment or visit Quick Reports.

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  • August 2016 Hospital Update

    Published: 08/30/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,329.

    • 3 new hospitals were added, and
    • 2 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

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  • August 2016 Financial Update

    Published: 08/30/16

    Nearly 200 financial fields based on the Healthcare Cost Report Information Systems (HCRIS) database have been updated with data reported to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for the 2nd quarter. Get four years of hospital financial information, including income statement, balance sheet, and financial indicators, on AHA DataViewer.

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  • Having Trouble Downloading Your Excel Files?

    Published: 08/11/16

    A security update recently issued by Microsoft is resulting in some issues downloading and viewing Excel files through DataViewer. If you are experiencing these issues, for a permanent solution, please contact your organization’s Help Desk. For a short term solution, please follow the below instructions:

    1. Download the report from Dataviewer
    2. The Excel document will appear blank, but you can save the document to your computer
    3. Once saved, right click the document and choose “properties”
    4. Once you have properties open it should look like this and you should be able to choose the “unblock” option:

    Patch workaround

    5. Once you choose to unblock, you should be able to open and view the Excel file as expected.  

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  • July 2016 Hospital Update

    Published: 07/28/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,328.

    • 6 new hospitals were added
    • 4 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

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  • June 2016 Hospital Update

    Published: 06/30/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,326.

    • 5 new hospitals were added
    • 11 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

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  • 2015 AHA Healthcare IT Database Available

    Published: 06/01/16

    The 2015 AHA Annual Survey Information Technology database is available for purchase. Access the entire database to analyze the rate of EHR adoption and progress of meaningful use implementation. The information is based on survey responses from over 3,200 hospitals from the AHA Annual Survey Information Technology Supplement. To add the IT module to your DataViewer subscription, contact us at AHAdatainfo@healthforum.com or call 866-375-3633 for more information.  

    Over 160 IT fields in AHA DataViewer were updated in the current year IT module for subscribers.

    If you license the AHA DataViewer hospital database, contact us to add the IT module to your existing subscription.

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  • May Financial Database Update

    Published: 06/01/16

    Nearly 200 financial fields based on the Healthcare Cost Report Information Systems (HCRIS) database have been updated with data reported to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for the 1st quarter. Get four years of hospital financial information, including income statement, balance sheet, and financial indicators, on AHA DataViewer.

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  • May 2016 Hospital Update

    Published: 06/01/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,332.

    • 8 new hospitals were added, and
    • 2 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

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  • AHA DataViewer update - June 1

    Published: 05/23/16

    The next data update for AHA DataViewer™ is planned for the evening of  6/1/2016. This update will include the May 2016 Hospital Update, Q1 financial data from CMS, new data from the latest AHA Annual Survey Information Technology Supplement. and updated beds, utilization, physician arrangements, and service lines from the AHA Annual Survey FY2015 for over 500 hospitals. 

     

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  • April 2016 Hospital Update

    Published: 04/28/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,326.

    • 9 new hospitals were added, and
    • 8 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

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  • AHA Survey of Care Systems and Payment

    Published: 04/28/16

    Since 2011 the American Hospital Association has fielded a Survey on Care Systems and Payment. Updated findings from the 2015 Survey are available on AHA DataViewer as a Quick Report. The data identify whether a hospital is participating or planning to participate in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) or other payment model, now or in the near future; and also identifies non-hospital ACOs. Learn more about the Survey of Care Systems and Payment or visit Quick Reports.

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  • March 2016 Hospital Update

    Published: 03/31/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,325.

    • 3 new hospitals were added, and
    • 4 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

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  • February 2016 Hospital Update

    Published: 02/25/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,326.

    • 2 new hospitals were added, and
    • 13 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

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  • February Financial Database Update

    Published: 02/25/16

    Nearly 200 financial fields based on the Healthcare Cost Report Information Systems (HCRIS) database have been updated with data reported to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for the 4th quarter. Get four years of hospital financial information, including income statement, balance sheet, and financial indicators, on AHA DataViewer.

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  • New Quick Report: New Delivery Models

    Published: 02/25/16

    Learn about proportion of hospitals using Accountable Care Organizations, Clinically Integrated Networks, and Medical Homes based on findings from the AHA Survey of Care Systems and Payment and the AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals. Click to view this months featured report.

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  • January 2016 Hospital Update

    Published: 01/28/16

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,337.

    • 2 new hospitals were added, and
    • 2 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

    Visit dashboard reports for the latest Hospital Subsidiary and Hospital Change Reports. These reports are free for AHA DataViewer hospital licensees. Contact us to learn more.

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  • New Quick Report: EHR System Changes

    Published: 01/28/16

    Learn how hospitals continue to invest in their EHR system by considering upgrades, enhancements, and replacement to address physician workflow, interoperability, population health, and more. Visit Featured Reports.

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  • December 2015 Hospital Update

    Published: 12/29/15

    Updated hospital demographic and C-Suite information is available. The total number of hospitals in the current year view is 6,337.

    • 8 new hospitals were added, and
    • 10 hospitals were removed from DataViewer as a result of status change or closure

    The updated information is based on information reported to the American Hospital Association.

    Visit dashboard reports for the latest Hospital Subsidiary and Hospital Change Reports. These reports are free for AHA DataViewer hospital licensees. Contact us to learn more.

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  • New AHA DataViewer Terms of Use

    Published: 07/19/13

    As of July 19, 2013, we have revised our DataViewer Terms of Use. Please read the revised Terms carefully (specifically Section 5), because they will apply to your use of the DataViewer. For customers who have signed an annual license prior to this date, please refer to the previous DataViewer Terms. These updated Terms will not affect your current license(s), but will apply to you when you renew your agreement.

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