Massachusetts Hospital Profiles provide descriptive and comparative information on acute and non-acute hospitals based on hospital characteristics, services, payer mix, utilization trends, cost trends, financial performance, and quality over a five-year period.
Compendiums containing all unique hospital profiles are available for:
For comparative purposes, acute hospitals are assigned to a cohort of similar hospitals: Academic Medical Centers (AMCs), teaching hospitals, community hospitals, and community-High Public Payer hospitals.
For non-acute hospitals, the cohorts are defined by services provided, and include: psychiatric, rehabilitation, and chronic care. Specialty acute and non-acute hospitals are not identified with a distinct cohort.
The data used is a compilation of payer and provider-submitted data sources, including: