The Financial Impact of The Pandemic on Alabama Hospitals
Since the onset of the COVID 19 pandemic in March 2020, Alabama hospitals and health systems have taken unprecedented steps to care for their communities amid significant pressure on staff and resources.
Financial and Operational Impacts on Tennessee Hospitals Since the Onset of the Pandemic
Since the onset of the COVID 19 pandemic in March 2020, Tennessee hospitals and health systems have taken unprecedented steps to care for their communities amid significant pressure on staff and resources.
Current State of Indiana Hospital Finances
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, Indiana hospitals and health systems have taken unprecedented steps to care for their communities amid significant pressure on staff and resources.
Healthcare and Higher Education: Building a Broader and Better Health Professional Workforce
Partnerships between health systems and higher ed institutions can address the critical and growing need for health professionals and help both parties respond to evolving needs for new skills and capabilities, together building a broader and better health professional workforce.
2022 State of Healthcare Performance Improvement Report
Staffing shortages, skyrocketing labor costs, continuing supply chain disruptions, inflation, rising interest rates, and volatile markets are pressuring both revenue and expenses for hospitals and health systems in 2022.
Pursuing Post-Pandemic Growth Opportunities
A successful strategy for growth defines a long-term view of your organization’s future. New factors emerging during the COVID-19 pandemic have intensified the imperative for growth; this article explores how to define the why and how of your growth strategy in a changed marketplace.
Addressing Housing Affordability for the Healthcare Workforce
Housing affordability is a significant issue for health systems and has contributed to difficulties with employee recruitment and retention in a growing number of markets. Health system leaders have several options available to address housing affordability for their workforce.
Operating a Provider Enterprise: Leveraging the Promise of Advanced Practice Providers
While physicians have historically constituted the vast majority of a health system’s providers, in recent years advanced practice providers (APPs) have grown in number and importance throughout healthcare.
Rating Agency 2022 Summer Update on the Pandemic, Labor, Volume and ESG
Hear from rating agency experts on the pandemic’s continued financial impact on hospitals including labor challenges, volume trends, covenant management and recent rating trends.
Reframing the Workforce Conversation
Healthcare executives can reframe the conversation about the evolving values of the workforce in a way that builds on what drove many years of success while embracing changes and advancements that will once again set us apart from the pack.
Viewing Workforce Needs with a Beginner’s Mind
“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s, there are few.” This famous observation by Shunryu Suzuki, which posits the importance of intellectual...
Thoughts from Ken Kaufman
A Special Workforce Edition of the National Hospital Flash Report
A nationwide shortage of healthcare workers made worse by the pandemic, and hospital and health systems’ increased reliance on contract labor, is driving expenses upward and contributing to steep declines in profit margins, according to a Special Workforce Edition of Kaufman Hall’s National Hospital Flash Report.