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'Incredibly Difficult' Financial Trouble Ahead for Hospitals

KaufmanHall's Fall 2022 Hospital Outlook report paints a grim picture for the hospital industry in the second half of the year. According to the report, many hospitals will experience "incredibly difficult" financial challenges throughout the rest...

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This Hospital Culture Change Sustainably Reduces Labor Costs

Before we kickoff the final post of our strategic cost management series, let’s take a quick detour. Imagine you are the winner of a DIY contest at...

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Hospitals: Benchmarking is Not a Cost Reduction Strategy

In healthcare, benchmark studies and productivity reports are the gold standard for leaders looking to make their facilities more efficient, provide...

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The Great Resignation's 'Brain Drain'. A Healthcare Crisis

There’s something to be said about an organization that’s stacked with long-term employees, especially in the healthcare sector. Healthcare workers...

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Four Ways to Cut Your Labor Costs, Not Your Staff

Median hospital operating margins were negative in the first quarter of 2022. Kaufman Hall called it a perfect storm of converging threats:...

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What Vendor-Agnostic Means to Healthcare IT

In the healthcare IT industry, choosing the right partner for your next hardware rollout is no easy feat. Not only do you want to make sure you’re...

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4 Steps for a Successful Healthcare IT Project Go-Live

When President Obama was in office, he promised to make quality, affordable health care a right. Healthcare.gov was the access point built for...

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Six Steps for Great Healthcare IT Vendor Relationships

Is your IT ‘partner’ acting like a one-night stand? Challenge them to commit to a strategic relationship and be ready to move on if they don’t.

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3 Tips to Increase the Uptime & Useful Life of Your Medical Carts

Medical carts have become indispensable extensions of healthcare technology. Any cart defect, damage, or malfunction that slows down the caregiving...

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