June was a mixed month for the nation’s hospitals and health systems. While key performance metrics continued to improve compared to poor performance seen in the early months of the pandemic in 2020, margins and volumes remained below pre-pandemic levels from 2019, not including federal CARES Act funding.
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America is changing in too many ways to count. The political and cultural ramifications of an increasingly pluralistic population are harder and harder to predict and make overall governance of complex healthcare organizations an increasing challenge.
Treasury yields have moved lower as COVID-variant concerns and other economic headwinds overshadow the previous inflation chatter. Markets clearly remain in a reactive mode, which...
The physician enterprise of a hospital or health system must similarly balance three dimensions: the productivity of its clinicians, the organization’s capacity to provide access to care to patients when they need it, and the volume of existing and potential patients in the markets it serves.
Hear from rating agency experts on the COVID-19 pandemic’s continued impact on hospitals and their perspectives on the industry’s recovery.
Mid-Year Market Review For this email only, we’ve changed our market summary from a comparison of current rates against the prior email to a review of key indicators over various...
Merger and acquisition activity for the second quarter of 2021 included 14 transactions. At $8.5 billion, total transacted revenue for Q2 remains high, as health systems focus less on acquisitions of smaller independent hospitals and more on regional partnerships with systems in new markets.
The healthcare gyroscope is a delicate combination of management, governance, and medical attitudes and processes that keeps all complex healthcare organizations functioning in a way that serves the best interests of its patients and associated communities.
Physician groups across the country continued to see key performance metrics return to near pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter of 2021, suggesting an end to the volatility driven by COVID-19 that rocked practices throughout 2020.
The nation’s hospitals and health systems continued to see gains across key metrics in May compared to dramatic losses experienced in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Volumes and margins both increased compared to 2020 levels, but remain down compared to 2019.
The inflation chatter continues, and the Fed indicates an expectation of increasing the Federal Funds rate earlier than anticipated and hints at starting to wind down Quantitative...
In this recording we hear John Murphy, MD, President and CEO, Nuvance Health, explore key strategic considerations for hospitals and health systems coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the future outlook for hospital volumes, innovations in the delivery of care, and other key financial and operational decision points.