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.
Value-based care plans, and hospital finances
Fierce Healthcare's Dave Muoio chats with Lisa Goldstein, senior vice president at the consulting firm Kaufman Hall, about what hospital leaders will need to focus on in the new year.
National Hospital Flash Report: January 2023
Last year was the worst financial year for hospitals and health systems since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest data from Kaufman Hall.
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.
National Hospital Flash Report: December 2022
Hospitals experienced a slight increase in operating margins in November 2022—though margins remained negative for 2022 to date—according to the latest National Hospital Flash Report from Kaufman Hall.
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.
National Hospital Flash Report: November 2022
Just a few months remain in what is shaping up to be one of the worst financial years on record for hospitals. Expense pressures—particularly with the cost of labor—outpaced revenues...
National Hospital Flash Report: October 2022
Just a few months remain in what is shaping up to be one of the worst financial years for hospitals. Hospitals faced decreasing revenues and treated sicker patients. Hospitals did...
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...