The Center for Health Affairs
Publications for the Northeast Ohio Healthcare and Hospital Industry
The Center’s advocacy staff continuously supports the Northeast Ohio healthcare and hospital industry by producing publications, studies, reports and data resources that educate opinion leaders, legislators and the community on topics affecting the region’s hospitals.
The Center’s robust list of publications and resources for the Northeast Ohio healthcare and hospital industry include:
These in-depth white papers address and inform the public of hot topics in the Northeast Ohio healthcare community. The Center’s Issue Briefs, launched in 2004, address more than 50 topics, including the primary care physician shortage
, food insecurity chronic disease
, opioid abuse
, patient-centered medical homes
, infant mortality
, and many more.
For nearly a decade, The Center produced these two-page overviews of healthcare and policy topics of interest to the Northeast Ohio healthcare and hospital industry. The archive contains over 50 publications on a range of topics including, marijuana legalization
, community health needs assessment
, hospital readmissions
, and how hospitals define uncompensated care
and government shortfalls.
Thousands of jobs and billions in wages are generated every year by area hospitals, according to the latest Northeast Ohio hospital economic impact report. Hospitals in Cuyahoga and surrounding counties directly employ more than 81,000 people and their 2015 construction projects employed another 4,300 people.
Predicts the future nursing workforce needs and availability for the 17-county Northeast Ohio healthcare region, and provides a more precise way of assisting nursing leaders and educators in their efforts to plan and prepare a nursing workforce for decades to come.
Key Indicators Report (Members Only)
Based on volume data submitted monthly by more than 30 Northeast Ohio hospitals, these quarterly snapshots on hospital market trends illustrate financial trends in the regional market, such as shrinking average length of stay or increasing patient days for chemical dependency and psychiatric services. Contact us for more information.
Volume Statistics (Members Only)
Collects hospital volume data from more than 30 Northeast Ohio member hospitals and compiles it in convenient, up-to-date, monthly reports. The data collected through Volume Statistics
consist of more than 25 volume indicators for both inpatient and outpatient hospital services. Contact us
for more information.
For more information on the publications and resources listed above, please contact us or Deanna Moore at 216.696.6900.
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