Research Report

National Hospital Flash Report: February 2023

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Kaufman Hall Operating Margin Index™ YTD by Month

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.

The median Kaufman Hall Year-To-Date Operating Margin Index reflecting actual margins was -1.0% in January.

The February issue of the National Hospital Flash Report covers these and other key performance metrics.

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Erik Swanson is a Senior Vice President leading Kaufman Hall’s Data and Analytics Group where he focuses on providing cutting-edge data science tools to our clients to provide deeper and more timely insight, drive operational improvement, develop thought leadership, and produce the most meaningful outcomes.
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