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  • Revenue: $76 million
  • Market Cap: $290 million
  • CEO: Hays, Michael
  • Industry: Healthcare Providers and Services
  • Headquarters: Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Year Founded: 1981
  • Ticker: NRCI (get quote)

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National Research Corporation provides performance measurement and improvement services, healthcare analytics, and governance education to the healthcare industry in the United States and Canada. The company’s services include data collection, best practice identification, and delivery of value-added business intelligence. Its performance measurement and improvement services enable its clients to collect, analyze, and utilize meaningful business intelligence to improve performance relative to satisfaction, quality, cost, clinical outcomes, and other key performance metrics; Web-based electronic delivery systems provide clients the ability to review results and reports online, independently analyze data, query data sets, customize various reports, and distribute reports electronically; and business intelligence solutions provide clients with current key metric results, as well as best practice benchmarking information. The company also provides assessments, including consumer quality perceptions, product-line preferences, service use, and visit satisfaction for approximately 4,900 hospitals and health systems. In addition, it offers subscription-based governance education services to the boards of directors and medical leadership of hospital and healthcare systems. The company provides information regarding organization governance, as well as emerging healthcare issues through online content, publications, periodicals, reference books, and associated videos through its resource catalog; and produces various executive healthcare leadership conferences. It primarily serves senior care profession and home health markets. National Research Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska.

National Research Corp