Publications for the Northeast Ohio Healthcare and Hospital Industry
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Publications for the Northeast Ohio Healthcare and Hospital Industry

The Center’s advocacy staff continuously supports the Northeast Ohio healthcare and hospital industry by producing publications, studies, reports and data resources that educate opinion leaders, legislators and the community on topics affecting the region’s hospitals.


  • Developed by PoliticoPRO, these publications feature the latest data on key healthcare issues.

Industry News

The Center’s robust list of publications and resources for the Northeast Ohio healthcare and hospital industry includes:

Economic Impact Reports

Thousands of jobs and billions in wages are generated every year by area hospitals, according to the latest Northeast Ohio hospital economic impact report. Hospitals in Cuyahoga and surrounding counties directly employ more than 81,000 people and their 2015 construction projects employed another 4,300 people.

Additional Publications

Occasionally The Center releases special publications to inform legislators and other community leaders on relevant issues affecting the healthcare industry.

Nursing Forecaster

The Center's Nursing Forecaster provides a precise way of assisting nursing leaders and educators in their efforts to plan and prepare a future nursing workforce for decades to come.

Volume Statistics (Members Only)

The Center's Volume Statistics Program collects 24 data points each month from Northeast Ohio member hospitals. The data collected from each hospital are then aggregated into a report containing 118 indicators, including calculations for the average length of stay and the average daily census for five inpatient service types. Contact us for more information.

Issue Briefs on Healthcare - Archive

The Center’s Issue Briefs, launched in 2004, addressed more than 50 topics, including the primary care physician shortage, food insecurity chronic diseaseopioid abuse, patient-centered medical homesinfant mortality, and many more. 

Policy Snapshots - Archive

For nearly a decade, The Center produced these two-page overviews of healthcare and policy topics of interest to the Northeast Ohio healthcare and hospital industry. The archive contains over 50 publications on a range of topics including, marijuana legalization, community health needs assessmenthospital readmissions, and how hospitals define uncompensated care and government shortfalls.


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