About the survey
This survey is intended for organizations that own, lease or sponsor two or more acute-care or psychiatric hospitals. It provides essential information on hospitals systems. Participating institutions provide total hospital, bed and physician counts as well as information about how recent trends in healthcare are affecting business decisions. This survey was first published in 1976.
View the most recent survey results:
Hospital Systems report, financials, full survey results 2020
To view previous years of this report, visit the Rankings section in the Data Center.
Please see below for details on upcoming surveys.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How can my system participate?
A: If the survey is not open, email a name, title, email address and phone number of the appropriate contact(s) to [email protected] to be added to the distribution list of this survey.
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 survey open?
A: The 2020 Hospital Systems Survey is now closed. The 2021 survey is TBA.
Q: When will the survey close?
A: The final day to submit to the 2020 survey was June 15.
Q: When will the results be published?
A: The 2020 Hospital Systems Survey results appeared in the July 13 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 may not be taken into consideration for the survey results.
Q: Who can I contact with questions about this survey?
A: Megan Caruso, data specialist, at [email protected] or 312-649-5471.
For information on Survey Sponsorships, please contact Ilana Klein, advertising director of Modern Healthcare, at [email protected] or 312-649-5311.
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