Spring 2021 Kaufman Hall Report: Ongoing Effects of COVID-19
In this issue of the Kaufman Hall Report, we discuss the potential ongoing effects of COVID-19. Kaufman Hall projects hospital margins could be down as much as 80% and revenues down as much as $122 billion in 2021 compared to pre-pandemic levels.
A very interesting short article recently appeared in The New York Times that explored the COVID phenomenon of “languishing.” The author defines languishing as “the collective fog we...
Flash Reports featured on Hospital Finance Podcast
Kaufman Hall Managing Director Jim Blake and Senior Vice President Erik Swanson recently joined the Hospital Finance Podcast and host Michael Passanante to discuss findings from the...
The Changing Business Principles of American Healthcare
For a very long time, hospitals have been organized around three principles that inform the way they run their organizations, and how they conduct themselves in the management suite and the board room.
COVID-19 in 2021: Financial Pressure Continues for California Hospitals
For California’s hospitals, financial health is absolutely necessary in order to deliver needed services to communities, to maintain facilities, to invest in new services and...
Portfolio Optimization Strategies to Build Resiliency
A focus on resiliency requires blending vertical and horizontal perspectives on components of an organization’s portfolio of clinical services and strategic initiatives.
National Hospital Flash Report Summary: April 2021
U.S. hospitals and health systems saw mixed performance in March as national COVID-19 metrics plateaued early in the month before climbing steadily again with increased spread of COVID-19 variants, rising travel rates, and further lifting of pandemic-related restrictions in many states.