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Health Administration @ Webster University Library

Article databases

Use the following databases to find articles in the fields of health administration and health care.  In the boxes below the list, find tips for searching some of these databases.

Health administration articles via the Medline database

Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Medline covers all areas of bio-medical literature. Subjects include clinical and experimental medicine, education, health services administration, nursing, nutrition, veterinary medicine and more.

It also indexes trade magazines and journals formerly covered by the Hospital & Health Administration Index. To limit your search to these publications, from the main search page, use the "Limit your results" search option found below the search boxes.  Set the Journal & Citation Subset to "Health Administration".

Business Source Complete

Covers practice magazines and scholarly, peer-reviewed journals from a variety of publications. Some common health administration subject search terms include: 

  • Health care reform
  • Health facilities (use narrower term if applicable, e.g. hospitals)
  •    -- administration
  •    -- business management
  • Health care industry
  •    -- management
  • Health funding
  • Health insurance
  • Health services administration
  • Medicaid
  • Medical care
  •    -- cost control
  • Medical care costs
  • Medical personnel (use narrower term if applicable, e.g. physicians)
  • Medicare
  • Managed care plans

A tip sheet that shows how to do a broad search and focus your results using the date, subjects, peer-reviewed journals, etc. is linked below. 

Looking for a specific article or periodical, e.g Harvard Business Review?

Search the Journal / magazine / newspaper A-Z list to discover if the periodical you seek is one of more than 25,000 titles available full-text online or from the library in print.

Database tip sheets: Tools to organize your research

Tip sheets on using library database tools to find the full-text and organize the articles you find