CUNY SPS: Health Information Management

Key Stakeholders in Health Care Systems

  • Patients
  • Providers
  • Payors
  • Policymakers

From Joint Learning Network, Connecting Health Information Systems for Better Health, Chapter 3, Introducing the Key Stakeholders

Stakeholder: Patients' Viewpoint

Stakeholders: Providers' Viewpoint

Stakeholders: Payors' Viewpoint

Stakeholder: Policymaker viewpoint

Featured Books on the Health Care System

About Providers' Health Care Settings

Common Types of Healthcare Settings include:

  • Acute Care or General Hospitals
  • Specialty Care Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes or Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Ambulatory Care Centers, Surgical Centers or Outpatient Clinics
  • Physicians or Medical Offices
  • Home Health Care
  • Hospices
  • Imaging and Radiology Centers
  • Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Centers
  • Rehabilitation Centers

Newer types of healthcare settings that are diverse and growing in usage:

  •     Urgent Care
  •     Telehealth/Telemedicine

Adapted from MN Department of Health, Rasmussen College, and Quizlet flash card series

About Payors and Health Insurance