Answered By: Mallory Stark
Last Updated: Nov 23, 2016     Views: 70

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Company Analysis

Background information on project sponsors

Executive bios 

Size of organization, i.e., number of employees, revenue

Capital IQ - Public and private companies and nonprofit organizations.

GuideStar Premium - Information about the missions, programs, and finances of more than 1.7 million nonprofit organizations.

OneSource - Public and private companies

Hoover's Online Public and private companies

Industry and Market Research


Market reports on healthcare products and services including medical devices, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals.

Relevant topics covered include:

-minimally invasive surgery

-robotic surgery

-mobile health apps

-electronic medical record


-retail health 

Frost & Sullivan - health care market research emphasizing science/technology that is ready for commercialization

BCC - in-depth market research reports on many sectors within health care and life sciences. - market research reports including the life sciences and health care sectors 

Articles and News


Articles on topics related to healthcare delivery; for example:

-medically integrated practice units

-patient safety events

-bed management

-bundled payment model

-evidenced based innovation

-personalized preventative care

-fee for service

ABI/ProQuest and Business Source Complete - primary article databases for academic and professional management journals including Health Affairs, Harvard Business Review

Pubmed - primary database for journal articles that focus on the study and practice of medicine. 

Health Business Fulltext Elite - journal articles on all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care management.

Google Scholar - specialized search engine optimized for locating scholarly and academic material licensed by Harvard covering all disciplines. The FIND IT @ Harvard button will automatically appear with search results.



Books and journal titles on all aspects of the health care, life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors HOLLIS - catalog of information about books (including location) in the collections of all Harvard Libraries.  Use "Request Item" link to have books from other Harvard libraries sent to Baker.

 Additional Resources:

Baker Library Health Care Research Guide

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