Thanks to you all for really helpful answers to my question! I was pleased to hear a number of repeats, as well as several e-mails recommending only a few titles (which means I may not have to spend a fortune). I'd rather purchase one of the EBSCO products, for the search platform - but might not be able to, just yet. Below are the responses I've received. Thanks again. What a great group this is! Individually I find the Journal of Healthcare Management helpful as well as Modern Healthcare, Trustee, Hospitals & Health Networks, & Healthleaders. Just to name a few! You can get a list here - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/journals?term=jsubseth - searching in PubMed you can use the "Search" pull down box to select Journals and search jsubseth (journal/citation subset list is here - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK3827/table/pubmedhelp.1.3.33/?repor t=objectonly) You can check out EBSCO's Health Care Administration collection for some other journal possibilities - http://www.ebscohost.com/biomedical-libraries/subjects/category/health-c are-administration. We have a few periodicals that address these things, but I hesitate to call them "journals" -- more like trade publications. These include Modern Healthcare (might be free online?), Outpatient Surgery, OR Manager, Healthcare Purchasing News, Health Facilities Management, and Healthcare Financial Management. We also have a periodical called Health Affairs; that one is more like a journal. Modern Healthcare is flashier, shorter, and full of advertisements. Health Affairs is devoted to its articles, like most health journals. Health Affairs looks deeper, Modern Healthcare is up on the most current events. Modern Healthcare (http://www.modernhealthcare.com/) Medical Economics (http://medicaleconomics.modernmedicine.com/) Trustee (http://www.trusteemag.com/trusteemag_app/index.jsp) AHCMedia and HCPro are publishers who issue numerous (and, alas, expensive!) newsletters that do this sort of thing. They do a lot of that "here's how Hospital X increased its throughput" - usually staff-written, not particularly research-based, short... but people seem to like them. It still frosts me how much they charge ($300-$500/yr) for monthly 12-page issues, and their online layouts / search engines are beyond terrible. But they're an oddball little thing outside the usual journal lit that do cover this stuff. Good luck. If you look at my libguide on healthservices administration and look at the tabs on articles and journals this should help you a lot. http://libguides.wvu.edu/healthadministrationpuba Journal for healthcare quality Joint Commission journal for quality and patient safety Health Business Elite is wonderful. We have it as an Ebsco product, it is fairly easy to search and they have a pretty robust collection. We went through some downsizing in 2008 and it served the allied health professionals, nursing and medical staff well to explain and understand what was going on. Our nursing staff uses it when they are working on their Master's programs, our financial folks reference it and even legal takes a look from time to time. One stop shop, easy to use, saves me time and money. Love it. Health Affairs is a popular journal that covers many of the areas you are looking for. We subscribe to Health Business full-text from EBSCO that has both business and medical journals. My Medical Staff like "Medical Economics" and "Journal of Medical Practice Management." Monica Corcoran, MLIS Medical Librarian Deaconess Hospital 600 Mary Street Evansville, IN 47747 812-450-3385 812-450-7255 (fax) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. Any views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, except where the sender specifies and with authority, states them to be the views of Deaconess Health System. If you have received this email in error please notify the originator of the message.