Hospital revenues and volumes are on an upswing, but growing expenses are still offsetting gains in these areas, especially as cases caused by the Delta Covid-19 variant continue to rise.
Hospitals acquired by PE firms tend to have higher operating margins than those that are not acquired — and that gap widens over time, a new study shows. But it is too early to say whether these glowing financial figures equate to better support for clinical care.
Hospital operating margins increased from January to March, but are still narrow, leaving hospitals in a financially vulnerable state, a new report from Kaufman Hall shows. In addition, volumes are still down and expenses continue to rise.
The financial futures of U.S. hospitals remain shaky, as Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations surge with alarming speed nationwide. Though vaccines are being distributed, the coming months will be challenging for hospitals, a new report from Kaufman Hall shows.
Hospitals and physician practices are struggling to regain firm financial footing, and though there have been some recoveries, the landscape continues to be uncertain for these entities, according to reports from healthcare consultancy Kauffman Hall.