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National Hospital Flash Report Summary: May 2021
Hospitals and health systems across the country continued to see gains in April compared to devastating losses in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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...
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
Board Dialogue: Podcast with Ken Kaufman - Episode 3: Overcoming the Board’s Post-Pandemic “Languishing”
On this episode, Ken Kaufman, Chair of Kaufman Hall, and Michael Peregrine, Partner at McDermott, discuss the board’s top post-pandemic governance and leadership challenges.
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.