Rankings based on annual revenue and the Veterans’ Administration tops the list
When Dark Daily recently published a list of the Top Ten Largest Medical Groups in the United States, not only was it a popular topic, but many readers asked us to present a similar list for healthcare systems. Dark Daily is glad to oblige and presents below a list of the Top Ten Largest Healthcare Systems in the United States, ranked on annual revenue.
This ranking of the Top Ten Biggest Healthcare Systems includes government healthcare systems, not-for-profit healthcare systems, and for-profit healthcare systems. As you will see, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs holds down the number one position, with annual revenue of $40.7 billion. Coming in second on this ranking is HCA, Inc., with annual revenue of $28.4 billion. Of the ten largest healthcare systems, three are owned by Catholic organizations and three are for-profit hospital corporations.
Nine of the 10 largest medical groups are located on the East and West coasts
When it comes to the list of the 20 largest physicians groups in the United States, Kaiser Permanente is at the top. With 7,000 physicians, Permanente Medical Group in Northern California is the nation’s largest. Number two is Southern California Permanente Medical Group, based in Pasadena, California. At number 20 is the University of Indiana School of Medicine with 1,481 physicians.
This list was prepared by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and published in Modern Healthcare . One interesting fact is that all but one of the 10 largest medical practices are located on the east or west coast. Overall, six of the top 20 medical groups are located in the Midwest, one in Texas, and the rest in coastal cities.
There are 51, 280 physicians practicing in the nation’s 20 largest medical groups. This represents about 6.4% of the 800,000 physicians licensed in the United States – P. Kirk
20 Largest Medical Groups:
|RANK – GROUP
||# OF DOCTORS
|1. Permanente Medical Group
|2. Southern California Permanente Medical Group
|3. Bellevue Hospital Center
|4. University of Medicine & Dentistry of Newark
|5. Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva Univ.
|6. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
|7. Johns Hopkins University
|8. Columbia University Medical Center
|9. David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
|10. Mayo Clinic
|11. University of Washington Medicine
|12. Northeastern Ohio Univ. Colleges of Med & Pharmacy
|13. University of Michigan Health System
|14. Massachusetts General Hospital
|15. University of Pennsylvania Medicine
|16. Baylor College of Medicine
|17. University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago
|18. Northwestern Memorial Hospital
|19. Winthrop University Hospital
|20. Indiana University School of Medicine
|Total all physicians from all groups:
|Source: MGMA, Englewood, Colorado
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