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Hospitals and Medical Centers

SIC 8062 | NAICS 622000

The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

Business Valuation Resources

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Hospitals  (view report)
Specialty Hospitals  (view report)
Psychiatric Hospitals  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

American Hospital Association
Information resources available from this organization include:

Health and Hospital Trends
Select "Research And Trends - Health And Hospital Trends"
Annual series of reports that provide up to date information on both health and hospital trends. Available free online.

Health and Hospital Trends
Select "Resource Center - Statistics and Studies - Reports And Studies"
Reports and studies addressing the industry in general, industry trends, information technology, workforce issues, and other key topics. Selected data available free online.

First Research

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
General, Surgical, Specialty, and Psychiatric Hospitals  Search for "622"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

American Hospital Association
Information resources available from this organization include:

AHA Annual Survey Database
Select "Resource Center - Statistics and Studies - AHA Data and Directories"
Database contains hospital-specific data items on hospitals and health care systems, including more than 700 data fields covering organizational structure, personnel, hospital facilities and services, and financial performance.

Hospital Statistics
Select "Resource Center - Statistics and Studies - AHA Data and Directories"
Hospital data at the national regional, and state level provides a comprehensive source for market analysis and historical trending, including trends for 5 years in utilization, personnel, revenues, and expenditures across local, regional, and national markets for U.S. community hospitals. Statistics include current and historical data on utilization, personnel, revenue, expenses, managed care contracts, community health indicators, physician models, and much more.

Almanac of Hospital Financial & Operating Indicators
Annual study provides a comprehensive analysis of financial and operating performance measures for U.S. hospitals, and includes five-year trend data for over 70 financial performance measures. Study data is available in print and digital formats, and allows comparisons on both a national and state level.

Compensation Surveys

Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service
Information resources available from this organization include:

Hospital Salary & Benefits Report
Covers salaries and bonuses for 145 hospital positions including management, nursing, therapy, laboratory, radiological, rehabilitation, dietary, pharmacy, technical, and clerical. Also includes fringe benefits and perquisites.

Multi-Facility Corporate Compensation Report
Includes salary and bonus payments for long-term care, hospital, and home care multi-facility companies, with revenues in excess of $25,000,000. Covers the top corporate positions. Data are reported nationally and by 3 revenue categories.

Sullivan Cotter and Associates, Inc.
Survey of Manager and Executive Compensation
in Hospitals and Health Systems
Survey provides base salary and total cash compensation data for executives, managers, and selected non-management jobs in hospitals and health systems by revenue size and region.

JobStar.Org Profession-Specific Salary Surveys
Compensation surveys covering industry personnel. All data is available free online.

Business Valuation Resources

Levin Associates
The Hospital M&A Market: Five-Year Review and Outlook
Report provides an in-depth analysis of merger and acquisitions in the acute-care hospital market, with information provided including deal prices and terms, price/revenue and price/EBITDA multiples, and contact information for key participants. Abstract containing table of contents, preface, and selected excerpts can be viewed free online.

Levin Associates
The Health Care Acquisition Report
Annual survey provides an in-depth review of merger and acquisitions in the health care market, with sectors covered including hospitals; managed care; behavioral health; physician medical groups; rehabilitation; and laboratories, MRI, and dialysis. Abstract containing table of contents, preface, and selected excerpts can be viewed free online.

BVR/AHLA Guide to Healthcare Valuation
Valuing Hospitals
Business Valuation Resources, LLC, updated annually
Comprehensive guide to healthcare valuation includes chapters specifically focused on valuation of physician practices, hospitals, diagnostic imaging centers, ambulatory surgery centers, dialysis clinics, and home health care services. Summary description and detailed table of contents from the guide can be viewed free online.

HealthCare Appraisers Incorporated
Physician Hospital Valuation Survey  Select "Industry Surveys"
Annual survey provides information on typical valuation multiples and methods applicable to control acquisitions and physician buy-in/buy-outs, and also includes information on acquisition criteria, start-up investments, transaction structure, and more. Survey is accessible free online.