Financial Management

In this episode, host John Riggi, National Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk at the AHA is joined by Ty Greenhalgh, Industry Principal for Medigate by Claroty; Skip Sorrels, Director of Cybersecurity for Ascension; and Greg Garneau, Chief Information Security Officer for Marshfield Clinic. In this…
Many hospitals including those in rural and underserved areas are experiencing unprecedented challenges that jeopardize access and services. Here are a series of proposals and suggestions for the Ways and Means Committee to consider as it looks for avenues to broaden access to health care for…
Emerging research has confirmed what hospitals and health systems have been saying again and again and again – that 2022 was among the most financially challenging year the hospital field has experienced, and that recovery remains challenging.
July saw the continued worsening of hospitals’ finances, according to a new Kaufman Hall report.
Health care leaders are finding new ways to strengthen performance through innovative approaches, while improving care, quality and patient safety. In this conversation hear how Johns Hopkins is using innovation to ensure long-term financial stability while managing day-to-day struggles. This…
How to plan, execute and accelerate redesigned health care dominated discussions at the recent AHA Leadership Summit in Seattle, as hospital and health system leaders, retail care providers, innovators and entrepreneurs came together to assess what’s next for the field.
“Some analyses seem to suggest that anything above a zero percent margin is inherently bad, as though the operating goal of hospitals and health systems should be to incur financial losses,” write AHA’s Bharath Krishnamurthy, director of policy and health analytics, and Benjamin Finder, director of…
Given the historic financial pressures borne by hospitals and health systems over the last eighteen months, there is tremendous focus on organizations’ margins. Simply put, this metric tells us how an organization’s costs compare to their revenues and is one, but not the only, indicator of a…
A recent JAMA-published study on U.S. hospitals’ financial performance during the COVID-19 public health emergency suffers from several methodological setbacks that undermine its credibility, writes Aaron Wesolowski, AHA’s vice president of policy, research, analytics and strategy.
America’s hospitals and health systems, regardless of size, location and ownership type, provided essential care to their patients and communities during the pandemic. Congress recognized the critical role hospitals play as the backbone of our health care system and swiftly took steps in the early…