715 things to know about healthcare — all in one place

Your one-stop source for information about healthcare reform, hospitals, Medicare and Medicaid, accountable care organizations, EHRs and payers.

In the past year, Becker's Hospital Review's editorial team has developed the following "things to know" explainers for healthcare's experts and novices alike.

1. 100 healthcare statistics to know
Being able to master all matters of healthcare would likely take an inordinate amount of time, which is why Becker's Hospital Review has provided this list of 100 healthcare statistics to know covering a wide variety of industry topics.

2. 60 things to know about healthcare reform
Even before it became a law, healthcare reform has been a hot-button issue. Here are 60 facts about the individual mandate, insurance reform, Medicaid expansion, Value-Based Purchasing and more.

3. 50 things to know about the hospital industry
Fifty things to know about hospitals' hiring practices and demographics, workforce compensation, construction trends, technology updates, hospital admission information and more.

4. 100 things to know about Medicare and Medicaid
An overview of Medicare and Medicaid, including the history, innovation and the politics behind them.

5. 100 things to know about Medicare reimbursement
It's often said that where Medicare goes, private payers will follow. Here are 100 facts about Medicare's inpatient and outpatient hospital reimbursement, the debate over site-neutral payments, the sustainable growth rate and more.

6. 75 things to know about accountable care organizations
A manifesto of ACO information, including ACO basics, terminology, specifics about Medicare and Medicaid ACOs, ACOs by the numbers and ACOs' close relationship to health IT.

7. 50 things to know about 5 leading payers
Fifty things to know about Aetna, Cigna, Humana, UnitedHealth Group and WellPoint — five of the leading health insurers in the U.S.

8. 50 things to know about EHRs
A series of information about EHR adoption trends, the digital divide, the current EHR market, the cost of EHRs, EHR implementations, the effects EHRs have on physicians and patients and the ongoing quest for interoperability.

9. 50 things to know about Epic, Cerner, MEDITECH, McKesson, athenahealth and other major EHR vendors
Facts and insights into the EHR market and some of the most prominent companies.

10. 30 things to know about mHealth
Mobile health is a burgeoning industry within the health IT sphere, spurred by the proliferation of personal mobile devices. Here are 30 things to know about the mHealth market, regulation and physician and patient use of mHealth tools.

11. 50 things to know about the country's largest GPOs
Since the first group purchasing organization was established in 1910 by the Hospital Bureau of New York, GPOs have been pioneering healthcare cost reduction strategies for several decades. Here are 50 things to know about some of the country's biggest GPOs.

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