The Definitive Blog

Top 10 Largest Health Systems in the U.S.

Hospitals & IDNs

Health systems, also referred to as integrated delivery networks (IDNs), are networks of providers and care facilities that are formed with the goal of improving clinical and quality performance. ...

Top 5 Ways Hospitals Benefit from Healthcare RFPs

Healthcare Intelligence, Healthcare Finances, Healthcare Technology

When a healthcare facility begins the search for a new product or service, it often issues a request for proposal (RFP) to open negotiations with potential suppliers. A healthcare RFP provides ...

Why are Hospitals Buying Physician Groups?

Hospitals & IDNs, Merger & Acquisitions, Physician Groups

As patients continue to seek affordable, accessible healthcare, traditional care centers like hospitals must adapt to shifting market demands in order to maintain both their patient populations and ...

Most Common Inpatient EHR Systems

Hospital Technology

Of the 7,900 hospitals in the U.S., over 93 percent report using an inpatient electronic health record (EHR) system. The rapid expansion of EHR use is often attributed to the Meaningful Use ...

Top Canadian Hospitals & EHR Vendors

Hospitals & IDNs

The Canadian healthcare system, unlike most of the U.S. healthcare system, has been publicly funded since 1984. Canadian citizens have access to universal coverage for necessary healthcare services, ...