Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

American Hospital Association Annual Survey Database (2000, 2005, 2010) (Available through January 2022): Home


​AHA Annual Survey Database 2000, 2005, 2010

"The AHA Annual Survey Database™ is a comprehensive database used for health services research and market analysis. It is derived primarily from the AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals, which has been conducted by the American Hospital Association (AHA) or its subsidiary, Health Forum, since 1946. The survey responses are supplemented by data drawn from the American Hospital Association registration database, the U.S. Census Bureau, hospital accrediting bodies, and other organizations. 

"We encourage participation in the AHA Annual Survey by all hospitals that are open and operating in the United States and territories—a group that totals over 6,000 hospitals. Survey participants are not required to be members of the American Hospital Association, or even registered by the American Hospital Association. Non-registered hospitals are identified through state hospital associations, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and other national organizations and government entities. 

"Some items on the questionnaire, such as revenue response, are deemed confidential at the hospital-specific level and are not included on the Database. Our publication, AHA Hospital Statistics™, includes some of the confidential items at a state and national level."

- Health Forum, LLC 

In these datasets

For each year, information about:

  • Organizational structure
  • Services
  • Beds and utilization
  • Expenses
  • Staffing
  • Affiliations



Guide created by Lisa Morrison and Mady Martin.


Creative Commons License

Except where otherwise indicated, original content in this guide is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 4.0 license. You are free to share, adopt, or adapt the materials. We encourage broad adoption of these materials for teaching and other professional development purposes, and invite you to customize them for your own needs. 

Scholarly Commons

Profile Photo
Scholarly Commons
220 Main Library
Drop-ins welcome
Monday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm
Phone: 217-244-1331
Social: Twitter Page
Subjects: Savvy Researcher