When the nation is unprepared for catastrophic public health emergencies, the consequences are as real as they can get. As we saw with COVID-19, many people died while the country’s public health apparatus struggled to catch up, and America’s hospitals, jumped into the breach.
Thoughts from Ken Kaufman
The Next Act for Provider Sponsored Health Plans
Several health systems launched or ramped up their PSHPs after the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, taking advantage of growth in key market segments and providing an additional revenue source while supporting their community-centered missions.
Building Relationships with the Modern Healthcare Consumer Webinar
Listen to Kaufman Hall and Sg2 experts as they co-present highlights from recent annual research data regarding the evolving Healthcare Consumer.
Principles for Building Effective Oncology Partnerships
For nearly all health systems, oncology services are an important driver of financial stability and growth. And as cancer care increasingly embraces precision medicine and personalized therapies, health systems must evolve accordingly.
Preparing for Risk-Based Contracting and Value-Based Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities
In a roundtable discussion, Kaufman Hall Managing Directors Matthew Bates and Nora Kelly and Senior Vice President Max Timm discuss the rise of risk-based contracting in value-based healthcare arrangements, what providers and insurers need to watch out for, and what success in risk-based contracting will look like.
When Financial Performance Matters
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.
Thoughts from Ken Kaufman
New Revenue Cycle Insights: Flash Intelligence
Kaufman Hall’s new Flash Intelligence series offers unique, data-driven insights on hospital and health system spending trends, leveraging data from nearly 1,000 hospitals. The first...
Physician Flash Report: October 2022
Physician practices continued a trend of increased productivity in the third quarter of 2022. However, despite higher volumes and increased productivity, investments/subsidies increased...
A Watershed Moment: Recommendations and Insights for the Health Information Profession to Meet the Emerging Needs of the Modern Healthcare Consumer
The modern consumer’s experience with information about their health and healthcare is simultaneously plentiful and overwhelming.
What Social Health Can Learn from the Quality Journey
As much as 80% of health outcomes are determined by circumstances and factors outside of clinical care.
Healthcare Finance: “What We Need Is a Controlled Burn”
Aaron R. Crane, FHFMA, CPA, MHA, Healthcare Financial Management Association 2022-23 Chair, interviewed by Robert Fromberg, Chief Communications Officer, Kaufman Hall