Welcome Claro Healthcare - Who is Claro Healthcare?
Claro Healthcare, a recent addition to the Kaufman Hall family, is the leading firm for Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) in the US. Over the last 25 years, its professionals have helped hundreds of hospitals and health systems nationally.
Bringing Together Academic Medical Center Faculty and Community Physicians
Faculty practice plans are complex entities; the addition of a community physician group adds to that complexity. The question for academic health system leadership is whether and when to combine the faculty and community physicians into a single entity.
Rating Agency Spring 2023 Update
Our March Rating Agency Webinar cover severals important topics, including: Each agency’s not-for-profit healthcare sector outlook, key drivers and what that means for rating activity...
Stay Calm in the Face of Panic
Recent bank failures have shaken markets and raised questions about the stability of the banking system. This special market update explains why the failures that have occurred appear to be examples of institution-specific versus systemic risk, but notes that it remains too early to declare this a non-event.
Bank Failures Highlight Importance of Measuring Counterparty Risk
Recent bank failures are a reminder of the importance of properly measuring counterparty risk and ensuring that business continuity plans include scenarios in which a banking partner is no longer able to provide key treasury services.
Is the Traditional Hospital Strategy Aging Out?
All organizations, including America’s hospitals and health systems, need to confront the fact that no strategic plan lasts forever.
Thoughts from Ken Kaufman
The Power of Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI)
An Interview with Venanzio Arquilla, Chairman and Managing Director, Claro Healthcare.
The Near-Far Problem
Today’s healthcare challenge is a Now in which credit and capital formation is essentially broken; a wildly multi-variable Near with potentially profoundly different outcomes; and a Far that is effectively jammed and inaccessible.
The End of the Public Health Emergency Adds to Hospital Financial Uncertainty
Although lifting the Public Health Emergency (PHE) sends a hopeful message in the country’s battle against the coronavirus, phasing out this federal funding will bring new financial challenges to a battle-weary hospital industry.
National Hospital Flash Report: February 2023
Hospitals entered 2023 on more stable footing, following the worst financial year since the start of the pandemic. However, they still face a range of persistent challenges, including higher labor expenses, lower patient volumes, and a fundamental shift in where patients access care services.
The Not-for-Profit Healthcare Resource Chasm
Not-for-profit healthcare may have entered a resource chasm that will fundamentally degrade the sector’s credit and capital foundation. Organizations need to extend the idea of performance improvement to balance sheet, addressing three total enterprise considerations.