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Background information on health care organizations
Size of organization, i.e., number of employees, revenue
Capital IQ - Public and private companies and nonprofit organizations.
GuideStar Pro - Information about the missions, programs, and finances of more than 1.7 million nonprofit organizations.
Hoover's Online - Public and private companies and some large non-profit organizations and hospitals
HBS cases - request HBS cases via Baker Library
|Industry and Market Research||Market reports on healthcare products and services including medical devices, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals.||
BCC - in-depth market research reports on many sectors within health care and life sciences.
Frost & Sullivan - health care market research emphasizing science/technology that is ready for commercialization; contact Baker Library at firstname.lastname@example.org to request reports as pdf files; general access does not allow downloading.
ThomsonOne - analyst reports/equity research from investment research firms (primary focusing on public companies)
|Articles and News||
Articles on topics related to health care and health care organizations
Tip: Factiva is useful for finding information on private companies.
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.
Factiva - articles from newspapers, trade publications and blogs worldwide; including over 800 publications focusing on the health care and the life sciences sectors
STAT Plus - up-to-date news on the life sciences and the business of health care and medicine
|Data and Statistics||Data on hospitals, patients and health care topics||
Statista - a statistics portal that integrates thousands of diverse topics of data and facts from a wide range of sources onto a single platform
American Hospital Association Survey Databases - data on U.S. hospitals; covering demographic, operational, financial and IT characteristics
|Citation management||Guidelines for citing sources for written work at HBS||HBS Citation Guide