Business Research Database Blog Series: Becker’s Healthcare Website

The Emory community has access to a wealth of business research databases. This series highlights many of these great resources, including content and the best applications for classes and career prep.

What Will You Find?

While a website rather than a database, Becker’s Healthcare, is a must-read publication for informed decision making about hospitals and health systems. The scope of coverage includes healthcare news, analysis, commentary, surveys, studies, and rankings providing timely insights on strategy, operations, supply chain, finance, administration, innovation, the practitioner, and more for the healthcare market. The content on the digital platform is divided up into sections, each focused on a distinct area, each critical to the larger and interconnected healthcare space. The sections include: hospitals, clinical, ambulatory surgery centers, health IT, dental, payer, behavioral, and physician.

Use for Class Projects

Becker’s Healthcare is extremely relevant for healthcare class and experiential projects. The combination of current news and commentary, focused on all aspects of the healthcare value chain, is well-suited for understanding current industry trends, best practices, and strategy, as well gleaning important insights about the interconnectivity of this increasingly complex space. Take advantage of signing up for relevant e-newsletters, podcasts, and on-demand webinars for a deeper dive into your project.

Use for Interview Prep

This resource is well-suited for ensuring that you are fully prepared to highlight your knowledge about healthcare channels and ask good questions.

Additional Business Resources

You can also use the Business Research Guide to locate additional business resources, locate tips for how to use them, and understand which are best for your specific research needs.


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