Insights from Kenneth Kaufman
We have entered a financial moment when paying attention to the sunk cost fallacy will be central to maintaining, or recovering, the financial, clinical, and mission strength of America’s hospitals.
In Defense of Not-for-Profit Healthcare
How soon they forget. Throughout 2020 and 2021, the media was full of praise for hospitals and healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. When the pandemic was new...
The Sobering State of Hospital Finances
The American Hospital Association has released a report that we prepared for them on the state of hospital finances—and the results are sobering. We are projecting 2022 to be the worst...
Amazon and One Medical: What’s Going on Here?
Amazon’s recent acquisition of primary care company One Medical raises critical questions about what impact this deal could have on the way health care is delivered in the United States.
Facing the Facts of Higher Education’s Future
Any way you look at it, America’s four-year private colleges and universities are in a very tough financial and strategic position. For the 2020-2021 academic year, the average...
Addressing Current Social and Economic Issues in Healthcare
On a recent Governing Health Podcast, Ken Kaufman and Michael W. Peregrine shared their insights about key concerns on topics that have less to do with traditional operational matters, and more to do with social and economic issues of concern to the workforce and the mission.