CEO Roundtable: Post-Pandemic Strategies
In this roundtable, Kaufman Hall discusses the post-pandemic outlook with CEOs of two health systems that share three characteristics: sound balance sheets, relative geographic isolation, and operating revenue of near $1 billion.
A very interesting short article recently appeared in The New York Times that explored the COVID phenomenon of “languishing.” The author defines languishing as “the collective fog we...
Dynamic Financial Planning Provides a Hedge Against Future Disruption
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new and potentially long-lasting volatility into traditional financial planning processes at hospitals and health systems. Financial planning remains as important as ever—perhaps even more so as the risk of operating dislocation continues, and new risks appear on the horizon.
Successful Merger Integration: A Strategic Approach
Integration planning should begin with the development of a strong business case & continues through the pre-close transition and the onset of the new org's combined operation.
HLC 2020 Insights
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kaufman Hall’s Healthcare Leadership Conference (HLC) 2020 moved from its customary home at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago to a virtual gathering.
Why Strategic Networks Make Sense for Academic Medical Centers
Academic medical centers (AMCs) have many unique attributes that distinguish them from other hospitals. These same attributes make them ideal partners within a strategic network that comprises community hospitals, rural hospitals, or both.
Strategic Options in the Wake of COVID-19
For hospitals & health systems, there is no going back to the past. Setting the strategic course requires an unshackled assessment of what the new landscape could look like. Read more.
Care Management and Reducing Average Length of Stay: Connecting the Dots
An opportunity to save millions of dollars by reducing length of stay is hiding in plain sight every time a patient walks through the front door - all without sacrificing quality of care. Read more.
Higher Education Resources
Financial Modeling for Your Online Product Mix Beyond the Fall 2020 Term
Almost all colleges and universities had initiated some level of activity around online education before the COVID-19 crisis struck. Read more on how to financial model for the fall and beyond.
Financial Modeling for an Online Fall 2020 Term
Given the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, colleges and universities are already considering that courses may need to remain remote for all or part of the fall term, and perhaps beyond. Read more.
Moving Higher Education Online: Near-Term Challenges and Longer-Term Opportunities
After the end of spring break season, most colleges and universities are now fully engaged in the effort to complete this term’s coursework online. Read our insights on how institutions can prepare for emerging challenges.
Webinars & Podcasts
Capital Allocation: Making Integrated Decisions in a Dynamic Environment
Today the “investment safety net” is gone and the impact of bad capital decisions has both immediate and long-term implications. The higher education sector is facing challenges to its...
Six Factors to Consider Before Pursuing Bundled Payments
Earlier this year, CMS announced the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A) initiative. The first new value-based payment model to be announced since President Trump...
Financial Planning - The Key to Integrated Decision-Making
Watch this webinar as Kaufman Hall hosts University of Vermont Health Network (UVMHN) Director of Finance, Marc Stanislas. This webinar discusses the relationship between financial...