Hospitals and the health systems to which they belong play an important role in the Massachusetts health care system, and are critical to achieving the Commonwealth’s goals of controlling costs while maintaining or improving the quality of care delivered. CHIA monitors and provides meaningful analysis on Massachusetts hospitals and hospital health systems hospitals through a variety of metrics and studies.
Hospital profiles are available for each Massachusetts acute and non-acute hospital, in addition to an overall summary of the hospital industry. The profiles provide comparative information on hospital characteristics, services, payer mix, and trends in utilization, cost, and financial performance.
CHIA examines Massachusetts hospital financial performance on a quarterly and annual basis to monitor each acute hospital’s financial health. Hospital performance for profitability, liquidity, and solvency metrics are published in quarterly and annual reports, and in individual hospital trend analysis. Read more
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. The FY 2018 publication includes an individual profile for each acute hospital, a consolidated profile for each acute and non-acute hospital cohort, and a comprehensive databook. Additionally, you'll find an interactive dashboard for all acute hospitals to select data views by individual hospital, hospital type, and hospital health system. Read more
Hospital readmissions are a central issue in efforts to improve health care quality and reduce costs, due to readmissions being a costly and potentially preventable problem that impacts patient health and experience of care both nationally and in Massachusetts. Read more
The Multi-Source Acute Hospital Financial Dataset provides an integrated dataset that combines acute hospital financial data from a variety of CHIA data assets. This consolidation of data facilitates the exploration of financial information for acute care hospitals in Massachusetts, including cost, revenue, financial performance, payer mix, utilization, and hospital characteristics. Read More....
CHIA collects detailed financial information from hospitals to increase transparency for the Commonwealth, and has improved our process of collection and distribution. Beginning with Fiscal Year 2015, Massachusetts Hospital Cost Report Data is available online. It contains details such as cost, revenue, payer mix, and utilization data. Read more