Reports and Surveys

ONC Report to Congress
2018 Report to Congress prepared by HHS and ONC.
Annual Update on the Adoption of a Nationwide System for the Electronic Use and Exhange of Health Information

AHA Database
Now in its 10th year, in collaboration with Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator (ONC). Spot opportunities, shape questions based on an unparalleled view of over 3,500 hospitals. Learn more.

AHA Annual Survey
Backed by the American Hospital Association, the Annual Survey Database represents the most credible, consistent and comprehensive data provided by nearly 6,300 hospitals and more than 400 health care systems.

Kaufman Hall Merger and Acquisition Review
2018 M&A in Review: A New Healthcare Landscape Takes Shape
Healthcare merger and acquisition activity in 2018 points to a continued focus on strategic over opportunistic growth. The emergence of new competitors with the scale and capital resources to quickly build a presence in the markets they decide to enter has created a new imperative for strategic growth, as hospitals and health systems seek to obtain the expertise, data, and technology needed to engage and remain relevant to consumers.

Mayo Clinic and AMA
Changes in Burnout and Satisfaction With Work-Life Integration in Physicians and the General US Working Population Between 2011 and 2017
Between October 12, 2017, and March 15, 2018, they surveyed US physicians and a probability-based sample of the US working population using methods similar to our 2011 and 2014 studies. A secondary survey with intensive follow-up was conducted in a sample of nonresponders to evaluate response bias. Burnout and work-life integration were measured using standard tools.

Boston University
Study Demonstrates that Digital Health Supported Exercise Program Benefits People with Parkinson Disease
The purpose of this study was to explore the preliminary effectiveness, safety, and acceptability of a mobile health (mHealth)–mediated exercise program designed to promote sustained physical activity in people with PD.

Rice University, Baker Institute for Public Policy
Weighing the Effects of Vertical Integration Versus Market Concentration on Hospital Quality
In an age of increased integration between physicians and hospitals, regulators should continue to scrutinize proposed hospital mergers and take steps to maintain competition, according to a new paper by experts at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

Office of the Actuary in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
National Health Expenditure Projections 2018-2027 – Forecast Summary
The Office of the Actuary in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services annually produces projections of health care spending for categories within the National Health Expenditure Accounts, which track health spending by source of funds (for example, private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid), by type of service (hospital, physician, prescription drugs, etc.), and by sponsor (businesses, households, governments). The latest projections begin after the latest historical year (2017) and go through 2027.