CUNY SPS: Health Services Administration

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

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

Stakeholder: Patients' Viewpoint

Stakeholders: Providers' Viewpoint

Stakeholders: Payors' Viewpoint

Stakeholder: Policymaker viewpoint