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Perspectives In Health Care Management



Research Task Useful for finding... Resource
Company/organization analysis

Background information on health care organizations

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

Executive bios 


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 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.

ABI/ProQuest and Business Source Complete - primary article databases for academic and professional management journals such as Health AffairsHarvard 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.

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

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