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2020 M&A in Review: COVID-19 as Catalyst for Transformation
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...
Physician Flash Report: April 2021
Volatility driven by COVID-19 rocked physician practices throughout 2020, causing declines across key performance metrics compared to pre-pandemic levels, according to the latest issue of Kaufman Hall’s Physician Flash Report.
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.
COVID-19 in 2021: The Potential Effect on Hospital Revenues
In 2020, COVID-19 undermined our nation’s health and severely tested our hospitals and health systems. At the same time that a series of spikes in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations...
Thoughts from Ken Kaufman
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...
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.
Board Dialogue: Podcast with Ken Kaufman - Episode 2: Post-Pandemic Preparedness
On this episode Michael Peregrine and Ken Kaufman discuss a number of important post-pandemic developments for the board to consider.