American Hospital Association (AHA)

This video overview of the American Hospital Association (AHA) data on WRDS features access to multiple data sets that cover demographic, operational, financial and IT characteristics of the nation’s hospitals.

Topics covered: Research trends, COVID-19, and new variables.

Data collected by the American Hospital Association (AHA) represents the single best source for credible, consistent information about the nation’s hospitals.

Research COVID-19 preparedness: total beds, total ICU beds, telehealth capabilities.
Analyze social determinants of health including remote patient monitoring, diabetes prevention programs, meal delivery, and employment support services.
Assess pay structure and ownership arrangements, bundled payments, partnerships with insurers, and company health plans.
Access authoritative list of hospitals, classification variables, hospital size and volume, the proportion of care from Medicare/ Medicaid, technology, and financials.

AHA data on WRDS

  • Annual Survey Database offers a wealth of data from over 6,000 hospitals extracting demographic, operational, employment modeling, insurance, and utilization characteristics.
  • CMS- HCRIS Financial data included on AHA Annual Survey database.
  • AHA IT Healthcare Database analyzes healthcare IT indicators and illustrates the depth and level of technology integration within more than 3,500 hospitals.