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Hospitals’ financial performance in October improved compared to the previous month, according to the latest National Hospital Flash Report from Kaufman Hall. Margins are above pandemic levels and volumes held steady.
Hospital performance in October reflects continued stabilization with margins above pandemic levels and volumes holding steady. The median Kaufman Hall Calendar Year-To-Date Operating Margin Index reflecting actual margins was 1.2% in October.
A changing interest rate environment has reopened the opportunity to consider terminating an organization’s swap position. Organizations should take a measured approach in determining whether this is an opportunity they wish to pursue.
Responses to Kaufman Hall’s 2023 “State of Healthcare Performance Improvement” report indicate ongoing concern regarding covenant challenges in 2024. Organizations need to understand the causes of covenant misses and near misses and build a durable financial plan for the future.
Despite years of discussion to make U.S. healthcare more patient-centered, hospitals and health systems are still operating under a largely provider-centric model, according to the 2023 State of the Healthcare Consumer report, released today by Kaufman Hall.
Explore the current state of health system growth and performance measurement; progress the industry has made in adopting consumer-centric, relationship-focused metrics; the barriers they face; and the types of decisions and strategies that arise from taking a more consumer-centric approach.
Provider reimbursement decreasing despite record-high productivity CHICAGO – November 2 nd , 2023 – Hospitals’ financial performance declined slightly in September compared to the...
Physicians are operating at record-high levels of productivity compared to recent years but receiving less pay per unit of work. The median investment/subsidy per provider continues to increase, but the pace is slowing with only a 1% change from Q3 2022 to Q3 2023.
While hospitals’ overall performance declined slightly in September compared to the previous month, the median Kaufman Hall Calendar Year-To-Date Operating Margin Index reflecting actual margins was 1.4% in September.
Some institutions have addressed the tuition pricing problem by instituting across-the-board tuition resets. A better approach is one that combines evaluation of the competitive landscape with a careful analysis of the institution’s current academic product mix.
CHICAGO – Oct 23, 2023 – Kaufman Hall Investment Management, LLC (KHIM), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC (Kaufman Hall), has acquired the assets of Ponder...
Hospitals and health systems are seeing some signs of stabilization in 2023 following an extremely difficult year in 2022. Workforce-related challenges persist, however, keeping costs high and contributing to issues with patient access to care.