About Academy Research:

The Academy’s Research Department conducts qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research that analyzes the organization, financing, and delivery of healthcare through partnerships with the nation’s largest integrated health systems and the industry’s most innovative companies. The Research Department also provides health policy analysis in collaboration with The Academy Advisors, the health policy affiliate of The Academy.

Research Types:

Quick Hits

- Quick-hitting surveys of members on contemporary topics of interest to benchmark against peer health system approaches.

Research Studies

- In-depth projects that study services and solutions implemented by health systems, examined across clinical, operational, and financial areas. Research Studies typically identify where a service or solution is currently being applied, or could be leveraged, assess challenges and best practices, and evaluate the return on investment (ROI) on current applications and potential value in future use cases.

Tracking Surveys

- Multi-wave, longitudinal studies that cover and track major trends around primary strategic areas and developing issues among Leading Health Systems.

Research Opportunities

The Academy is open to research partnership opportunities with interested health systems and companies that have a vested interest in the following areas:

ADMINISTRATIVECLINICALFINANCETECHNOLOGY
Service LinesPrimary care redesignBenchmarking OperationsInteroperability
Organizational ReinventionHealth equityCostInformatics
Partnerships/Integration/ConsolidationTelemedicinePharmacy and PharmaceuticalsConsumerism
Succession PlanningAugmented IntelligenceGrowth & ScaleDigital Health Strategies
Operating EfficiencyOpioidsStrategic InvestingData Monetization
Price TransparencyResiliencyShared ServicesCybersecurity Resources and Maturity Levels
Organization StructurePhysician Alignment Predictive Analytics
Diversity & InclusionSpecialty Pharmacy Talent Management
 Care Management  

If your organization would like to learn more, please contact Sanjula Jain, Ph.D., Director, Research & Strategy.

Research Studies

In-depth projects that study services and solutions implemented by health systems, examined across clinical, operational, and financial areas. Research Studies typically identify where a service or solution is currently being applied, or could be leveraged, assess challenges and best practices, and evaluate the return on investment (ROI) on current applications and potential value in future use cases.

 
Moving to Value-Based Care Delivery: Enhanced Recovery Programs

In January 2015, The Academy conducted a survey of 46 Leading Health Systems and subsequent qualitative interviews with leaders at three health systems with formal Enhanced Recovery Programs. Read more

Shared Risk Strategies among Leading Health Systems

The Academy’s report, “Shared Risk Strategies among Leading Health Systems,” examines key factors that influence the largest health systems to establish and grow a health plan.Read more

Tracking Surveys

Multi-wave, longitudinal studies that cover and track major trends around primary strategic areas and developing issues among Leading Health Systems.

 
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The Academy - H2C Strategic Survey highlights the challenges that health systems face in creating a culture of innovation and investing in new technologies and processes.Read more

Quick Hits

Quick-hitting surveys of members on contemporary topics of interest to benchmark against peer health system approaches.

 
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The Health Management Academy conducted a survey with forty-seven health systems regarding the governance structure of employed medical groups (EMGs). Read more

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The Academy surveyed Leading Health Systems regarding their progress in  developing an organizational and leadership structure around IP.Read more

business continuity plans

In June 2015, The Health Management Academy conducted a survey of 25 Leading Health Systems regarding Business Continuity Plans (BCPs). Read more

cost metrics

In June 2015, The Health Management Academy conducted a survey of 55 Leading Health Systems regarding cost metrics.Read more

C-Suite Exec Coaching

The Health Management Academy conducted a survey of Leading Health System CEOs and CHROs regarding the utilization of c-suite executive coaching services. Read more

mgmt fees investment mgmt models

The Health Management Academy surveyed 56 Leading Health Systems around investment management models and investment management fees.Read more

diversely owned supplier orgs

In April, 2015, The Health Management Academy conducted a survey regarding health system tracking of diversity information on organizations with which they work. Read more

physician compensation

The Health Management Academy conducted a survey of 27 Leading Health Systems regarding physician compensation. Read more

Management Approval Limits

The Health Management Academy conducted a survey among 54 Leading Health Systems around management approval limits.Read more

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In April, 2015, The Health Management Academy conducted a survey of 59 Leading Health Systems regarding data governance strategies. Read more