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National Hospital Flash Report: January 2024

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Healthcare business consultant

Following hospitals’ worst financial year since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2023 presented a more promising trend for hospitals and health systems with general improvement across operational and financial measures. The median Kaufman Hall Calendar Year-To-Date Operating Margin Index reflecting actual margins was 2.3% in December.

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

Kaufman Hall, National Hospital Flash Report (January 2024). Scroll over chart bars for monthly data percentages.

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Erik Swanson
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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