The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create a volatile operating environment for the nation’s employed physicians. Although physician practices saw some gains in the third quarter of 2020, most performance measures remained well below 2019 levels.
Hospitals and health systems across the country closed a tumultuous 2020 with record levels of COVID-19 related hospitalizations and continued poor performance across most metrics in December. Hospital margins fell significantly with declining volumes and outpatient revenues, and escalating expenses compared to 2019.
Never before have organizations been required to think more rapidly and radically than in the volatile environment of COVID-19, when existing business models are being decimated daily, and organizations need to hit a new target that is hazy at best.
For all organizations, the imperative is to ensure that women and people of color are placed in the most senior leadership positions—not just part of the broader leadership team, but in positions that will place them in the most exclusive groups making the most important decisions.
Look beyond universities to a wider community of partners that can help build and sustain relevant and engaging adult learning programs.
2020 was off to a strong start in hospital merger and acquisition activity, with the number of announced transactions in Q1 among the highest seen in the past four years. Then the COVID...
We can expect that as new entrants continue to encroach on the healthcare space, they will apply the principles of the Product Age and the subscription business model.