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American Hospital Association: National organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks,and their patients and communities. Services provided, volumes, revenues, expenses, case mix index, and FTEs. Anne Ridley
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American Medical Group Association (AMGA): AMGA represents medical groups and organized systems of care, including some of the nation's largest integrated healthcare delivery systems. Includes more than 125,000 physicians in a variety of organizations including group practices, Academic/faculty practices, integrated delivery systems, and other organized systems of care. Survey data that is submitted to Sullivan Cotter is then directed to AMGA, who then develops a file of benchmarks that is sent out to members. These benchmarks include the count of physicians and practices that comprise the data as well as benchmarks at various levels including 20th, 25th, 50th, 75th, 80th and 90th percentiles. The specific benchmarks included are Compensation, Compensation per wRVU, Compensation to Gross Production, Compensation to Net Collections, Net Collected, Productivity, Visits, and wRVUs. Sharon Martin See Content Expert
Association of American Medical Colleges: Nonprofit group of medical schools, teaching hospitals, and academic societies. Physician and medical director compensation. Provides compensation data by Clinical Department, Specialty, Degree, and Rank; by region of the country, with separate categories for Public or Private Centers. Tesha Garcia-Taylor See Content Expert
Child Health Corporation of America - CHCA children's hospitals represent more than 20,000 physicians, 100,000 employees, $14 billion in revenue and $1.8 billion in overall medical, surgical and pharmaceutical products. Provides department level detail for freestanding children's hospitals only. Key metrics include: staffing (productivity), staff mix, expenses, and revenue. Mike McConnell
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Council of Teaching Hospitals The AAMC's COTH is composed of approximately 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems, including 64 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. COTH Annual Report: average age of plant, services provided, volumes, revenue, expenses, case mix index, FTEs;
COTH Quarterly Report - volumes, revenue, expenses, case mix index, FTEs.
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PDF: Quarterly Benchmark Report
Faculty Practice Solution Center (UHC - AAMC): The UHC-AAMC Faculty Practice Solutions Center was initiated as a result of member input regarding the burdensome nature of duplicative data collection and survey activities. Designed to meet critical gaps in the academic practice community's management data needs, the FPSC provides data to inform and improve areas such as physician productivity, coding and compliance, charge capture, and collections, denials and contract rates management. Many reports can be run to determine benchmarks against actual Vanderbilt information. A common report is the Productivity Summary which can be run by specialty (i.e. OB/GYN), is drillable into the individual physicians and summarizes the following: billings, actual RVUs, imputed clinical FTEs, reported clinical FTEs, the ratio of Imputed to Reported clinical FTEs, and the percentile ranking within the FPSC database Sarah Dillard See Content Expert
Fitch Ratings Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data. Offering a world of knowledge and experience behind every opinion, we transform information to deliver meaning and utility to investors, issuers and other market participants. Annual not for profit hospitals outlook which includes bond ratings and financial ratios such as operating margin, EBITDA margin and cash flow margin. Dave Zerbst See Content Expert
HFMA Map App Sarah Dillard See Content Expert
Joint Annual Report: The Tennessee Department of Health, Health Statistics Facilities unit collects data from a variety of licensed health facilities through annual reports known as Joint Annual Reports (JARs). Services and specialty services provided, including volumes, revenues, expenses, case mix index, FTEs.
Paula Moynihan
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MedAssets: Publically traded company providing technology enabled products and services which together help mitigate the increasing financial pressures faced by hospitals and health systems, such as the increasing complexity of healthcare reimbursement, rising levels of bad debt and uncompensated care and significant increases in supply utilization and operating costs.
  1. Service Line Analytics - The tool will be used to evaluate the total expense associated with specific MSDRG's as well as outpatient procedures with implantables (hardware). Data inside the tool include variable cost per case information to include acquisition cost of supplies and pharmaceuticals, LOS, OR/Anesthesia times, readmission data, ancillary utilization, admission sources and discharge patterns. The tool will not include reimbursement data or margin at this time and TSI should be used for the source of this analysis pulled within the same date range as the SLA data being analyzed.
Teresa Dail
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Medical Group Management Association: MGMA is the premier membership association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices. Since 1926, MGMA has delivered networking, professional education and resources and political advocacy for medical practice management. Separate sets of tables for Academic and All-Physician groups of providers. These tables provide benchmarks for numerous indicators by physician specialty including: Charges, collections, total RVUs, work RVUs, and compensation, as well as productivity ratios including compensation/RVU and compensation/collections Sharon Martin See Content Expert
Moody's: Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Annual healthcare sector outlook, annual not for profit healthcare ratings review and access to web based database which includes bond ratings, financial ratios such as operating margin, debt service coverage ratio and operational statistics such as number of beds, admission, etc. Dave Zerbst See Content Expert
National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions: The National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions is an organization of children's hospitals with 218 members in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Italy, China, Mexico and Puerto Rico. NACHRI promotes the health and well-being of all children and their families through support of children's hospitals and health systems that are committed to excellence in providing health care to children. Provides data and analyses on utilization, operating, and financial indicators of children's hospitals trended over time and by peer groups. Mike McConnell
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Solucient Action O-I: With data from more than 850 healthcare organizations across the country, ACTION O-I® is the largest financial and operational comparative database in the industry. Use ACTION O-I to reduce operating costs by evaluating your facility's costs against those of "best-in- class" organizations or peers of similar size, payer mix, geography or patient population. Financial, labor, operational and programmatic metrics. Quarterly reports are based upon a Calendar Year (not Fiscal Year). KPI includes the following categories of information: Capacity and Volume, Facility Information, Workload/Service Intensity, Labor Productivity Ratios, Expense Ratios, Expense as a %, and Financial Ratios. Similar information is available for individual hospital service areas such as Labor & Delivery, Perioperative Services, Radiology, etc. Reports available in 2 views: Consolidated (VUH & MCJCHV) or VUH only. Anne Ridley See Content Expert
Standard & Poor's: Standard & Poor's provides investors market intelligence in the form of credit ratings, indices, investment research and risk evaluations and solutions. Annual not for profit healthcare sector outlook includes credit ratings of hospital entities and ratio analysis. Dave Zerbst See Content Expert