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National Hospital Flash Report Summary: August 2021
A resurgence of COVID-19 cases from rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant is raising new uncertainties for hospitals and health systems across the country.
Physician Flash Report: August 2021
Physician groups across the country saw productivity and revenue improvements in the second quarter compared to pre-pandemic levels seen in Q4 2019.
National Hospital Flash Report Summary: June 2021
The nation’s hospitals and health systems continued to see gains across key metrics in May compared to dramatic losses experienced in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Volumes and margins both increased compared to 2020 levels, but remain down compared to 2019.
Physician Flash Report: June 2021
Physician groups across the country continued to see key performance metrics return to near pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter of 2021, suggesting an end to the volatility driven by COVID-19 that rocked practices throughout 2020.
Thoughts from Ken Kaufman
Taking a No-Regrets Approach to Health Inequity
Healthcare organizations have faced a set of historically intractable problems, some of which have become far more apparent and intense in the 20 months since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, including dealing with the fallout of a public health system.
The Workforce Challenge Is a Segmentation Challenge
In my conversations with senior executives at healthcare organizations around the country, I find that leaders have three critical topics on their minds: workforce, workforce, and...
What Would You Do If You Were CEO of State Farm?
The well-worn phrase “culture eats strategy for breakfast” has new relevance in American business these days. Take the case of State Farm insurance. For almost ten years, Green Bay...