Physician Flash Report: January 2023
America's providers are more productive and seeing more patients than ever—particularly in primary care settings—resulting in an increase in revenue in the last quarter of 2022. However, increased expenses outweighed improved revenue.
Healthcare Performance Improvement Insights Webinar
Listen to members of Kaufman Hall’s Performance Improvement practice discuss insights from our 2022 State of Healthcare Performance Improvement report. With hospitals and health systems...
Kaufman Hall Report – Fall 2022
The latest Kaufman Hall Report includes an inside look at the rise of risk-based contracting in value-based care models—and key challenges and opportunities for providers and insurers.
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
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...
Does Your Approach to Charity Care Live Up to Your Own Standards?
Not-for-profit hospitals have recently been spotlighted for practices related to their level of and approach to charity care.
A Small Liberal Arts College's Success Story - Webinar
Small liberal arts colleges have long played a critical role in our higher education system. Despite the many headwinds they may face today, they can still find pathways to long-term...
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.
Hitting the Reset Button
With one out of every two hospitals expected to show an operating loss in 2022, presentations to the rating agencies in many cases need to focus more on the turnaround plan and less on...
The Sobering State of Hospital Finances
The American Hospital Association has released a report that we prepared for them on the state of hospital finances—and the results are sobering. We are projecting 2022 to be the worst...
Thoughts from Ken Kaufman
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.