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Do for-profit hospitals have an anchor mission?

The Ohio University Anchors study explores the role that for-profit hospitals play in bolstering economic development and community health.

Hospital Case Studies

We talked with hospital leaders and residents who live nearby to understand how for-profit hospitals may serve as anchor institutions in U.S. communities. Read more about these case studies to understand how hospitals approach population health in communities like yours.

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Hospital A is a mid-sized hospital serving an exurb in the Mid-Atlantic region. It transitioned from nonprofit to for-profit status.
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Hospital D is a large hospital serving the Southwest region. Through a unique partnership, it serves as a teaching hospital in collaboration with the city’s largest non-profit hospital.
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Hospital F is a midsized hospital serving the Southeast region. Its competitor is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit hospitals.
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Hospital leaders talk on being
an anchor institution

Learn why hospital leaders see anchor activities as vital to community health and their institutional success.