Hospital Systems Survey

Most Recent Survey Results

Hospital Systems: 2017
Hospital Systems: 2017 (Excel - full results)

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This survey provides essential information on hospitals systems. It is intended for organizations that own, lease or sponsor two or more acute-care or psychiatric hospitals. Participating institutions provide total hospital and bed counts as well as information about how recent trends in healthcare are affecting business decisions. This survey was first published in 1976.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can my system participate?
A: To participate, fill out the survey form on behalf of your organization and turn it in before the stated deadline.
Q: What happens with this survey's results?
A: The data collected from this survey goes to create charts and rankings that illustrate a Special Feature story that is written by a Modern Healthcare reporter. Visit our Data Center for the most recent Hospital Systems Survey results.
Q: When will the results be published?
A: The 2018 Hospital Systems Survey results are slated to appear in the July 16 issue of Modern Healthcare.
Q: How much does it cost to participate?
A: There is no cost to participate in this survey.
Q: Who can I contact with questions about this survey?
A: Megan Caruso, research associate, at or 312-649-5471.

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