Challenging Indicators for the Federal Reserve
Nagging tension points continue to cloud the Fed’s plan to slow private sector growth and job creation in its efforts to lower inflation. Focus on the balance sheet as a stabilizing resource in a volatile environment.
A Responsive Balance Sheet Enhances Organizational Agility
The real work for healthcare leaders is developing a resource positioning framework that can be recalibrated over time in response to changes in the sources and severity of risk.
Positioning the Balance Sheet
The balance sheet is the foundation of every not-for-profit healthcare organization, and one of the most important management considerations is how to position this pillar in relation to what is happening in operations.
Five Key Takeaways from Rating Activity in 2022
Rating downgrades exceeded upgrades for all three rating agencies in 2022. Below are five key takeaways: Downgrades covered a wide swath of hospitals including single site hospitals and...
Credit and Capital Markets Outlook for 2023
As we move into 2023, hospital and health system leaders will need to bring the full range of available resources to bear against a continuing barrage of operating and financial headwinds.
Moving Into and Through 2023
The defining characteristic of 2023 is the multi-variable set of high-impact unknowns. The only way to push back is to bridge the management of scarce resources across the very different operating, financing, and investing functions that define every not-for-profit health system.
Aligning Real Estate Within the Context of Strategy, Operations, and Finance
Health system leaders must determine how effectively their real estate portfolio supports the system’s strategic objectives, operational needs, and financial commitments, and how that portfolio might be realigned to better support the system.