Hospital Systems Survey

About the Survey

This survey provides essential information on hospitals systems. The survey is intended for organizations that own, lease or sponsor two or more acute-care or psychiatric hospitals. Participating companies provide total hospital counts as well as net patient revenue, total net revenue, net operating income, net income and total asset figures within their fiscal years. This survey was first published in 1976.

Most Recent Survey Results: Hospital Systems: 2014

View past survey results: 2013,2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

View an alphabetical list of past survey respondents: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

Please see below for details on the next upcoming survey.

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. The survey form will be available here once it is open for participation. You may add your information to our notification database so that you can receive an e-mail directly once the survey is open for participation.

Q: What else do I need to do to participate?
A: Please download a copy of the Hospitals Systems Survey's survey definitions. REQUIRED: A senior executive from the company must review the completed survey before submission then sign this document to verify the accuracy of data. Once the document has been signed, it must be sent to the Research Department either via fax to 312-280-3159 or e-mailed to

Q: When will the survey open?
A: The 2015 Hospital Systems Survey is scheduled to open March 30.

Q: When is the completed survey form due?
A: The 2015 Hospital Systems Survey has a deadline of May 22.

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 2015 Hospital Systems Survey results are slated to appear in the June 22 issue of Modern Healthcare.

Q: How much does it cost to participate?
A: There is no cost to participate in this survey.

Q: Can we still send in information if the deadline has passed?
A: Yes, the link will still be active for you to submit online. However, your information will not be taken into consideration for the survey results. A late submission will not be considered for participation. It will, however, be saved into the database so that it can be accessed for next year's survey.

Q: Who can I contact with questions about this survey?
A: Michael Sandler, research associate, at or 312-397-5511.

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