Today's data blog is taking a look at results from an informal poll of health care executives at the 2011 Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit, held earlier this week in San Diego. Conducted via mobile applications for smart phones, attendees responded to a series of questions about health care delivery, finance and health information technology. Click here to read the full survey; a sampling of questions is below.

  • How likely is it that your hospital will participate in an ACO Pilot Shared Savings Program when the program starts in 2012?


  • Hospitals will have to learn to make money on Medicare-level reimbursement.

  • Will your hospital add surgical or operating facilities in the next two to five years?