‘Skyrocketing labor costs’: Hospitals are paying 37% more since COVID-19 pandemicMay 12th 2022
A new Kaufman Hall report says increased labor costs have added to the financial challenges facing American health systems. Healthcare leaders will have to find ways to recruit and retain workers.
Earth Day and healthcare: How the industry can help the environmentApril 22nd 2022
Hospitals are under more pressure to reduce emissions and make better choices in the supply chain. Gary Cohen, president of Health Care Without Harm, recently outlined ways health systems can make changes.
Hospitals slam proposed Medicare payment planApril 20th 2022
The government plans to raise the Medicare inpatient prospective payment system rates by 3.2% in the 2023 fiscal year. The American Hospital Association says the projected loss of other aid would mean hospitals could see less money.
Survey of Hospital Revenue Cycle Leaders Sees a Future of More Automation, Remote WorkApril 12th 2021
Besides the ability to ramp up quicky, healthcare leaders are looking for systems that can accommodate remote work—and some predict that certain workers who fled offices due to COVID-19 will never return to traditional settings.