How to get started with advisory.com

Welcome to advisory.com, where you'll find our latest research, breaking industry news, information about exclusive Advisory Board events, and a lot more. You'll want to make sure you're taking full advantage—it's the best way to get value from your membership.

You've already taken the first step by creating your advisory.com account and logging in. You're ready to explore all that you have access to—we'll walk you through everything below.

Your homepage

Once you're logged in, the advisory.com homepage will be your gateway to all the great content your memberships publish every day.

On that page, you'll see a list of quick links that you can use to:

  • Browse upcoming events. Our webconferences cover a variety of topics and let you ask questions live, so you'll want to see what's coming up and register to participate. You can also register for national meetings to hear our latest research, network with other members, and meet our team of experts in person.

  • Read expert blogs. Our blogs provide quick takes on everything from health system growth strategy to care delivery transformation to critical service lines. You can subscribe to individual blogs or opt to have all new posts delivered to you in one weekly email.

  • Read the Daily Briefing to stay updated on the latest news in health care. You can also join 175,000 of your peers and subscribe to get the newest issue in your inbox every day.

  • View your saved items. When you find what you've been looking for, you can make it easy to access next time by saving it to your library.

Next to your quick links, you'll always see a piece of content we recommend for you, and next to that, you'll see a list of pages you've recently visited.

The next section of your homepage is all about your memberships. You can "favorite" memberships so that they—and their latest content—always appear first. Simply click the star icon. You can also navigate to individual program pages, where you can explore all of the resources most relevant to your role and challenges.

The rest of your homepage gives you options to learn more about other Advisory Board memberships and how we're helping members transform their care delivery, strategy, and operations.

Your email subscriptions

On the top of your navigation bar, you can open the Member Center menu to see your active memberships, view events you've registered for, and customize your advisory.com experience. One important action: make sure you manage your email subscriptions.

We recommend you subscribe to email updates so you can stay on top of the latest news from the health care industry, your memberships, and our blogs. We talked about the Daily Briefing and blogs above—now let's talk about membership updates.

The easiest way to learn about your memberships' new research and upcoming events is to subscribe to program updates, which are usually sent every week or every month. You can sign up in the Product or Membership Email section of the subscriptions page.

How to search for what you need

Have a specific topic in mind? You can find the Quick Search bar in the upper-right corner of every advisory.com page and type in what you're looking for there.

You can also refine your search results to quickly find the most useful items. The left-hand side of advisory.com's search feature allows you to filter based on content type (such as video, white paper, infographic, etc.), topics, memberships, or time frame.

Member favorites to get you started

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