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U.S. hospitals are suffering financial damage due to COVID-19 pandemic, Kaufman Hall finds

The nation’s hospitals are suffering significant financial damage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Kaufman Hall’s data from more than 800 U.S. hospitals show that volume and revenue declines, along with flat to rising expenses, resulted in a dramatic fall in margin within a matter of weeks, plunging nonprofit hospitals, which historically operate… Read More »

Americans are suffering from financial stress. Here’s what you can do about it

Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | DigitalVision | Getty Images We are tasked today with making many financial decisions, from managing our student loans to contributing to retirement accounts. Plus there’s paying credit card debt on time and keeping our credit score as high as possible. All of these are important, because our financial future is… Read More »

We help journalists avoid reliance on sources with financial conflicts of interest

September 26, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer, or at @HealthNewsRevu. For the past 11 years, HealthNewsReview.org has helped journalists find industry-independent experts to use as sources in their stories.  It’s an effort begun by journalists Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee (now a VP… Read More »

Focus on operational efficiency and RTLS technology has given Wake Forest Baptist Health a financial leg up

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center took a look at the healthcare landscape and knew it had to make some organizational changes. With the industry increasingly focused on operational efficiencies, quality service and patient satisfaction, the hospital saw opportunities for cost savings that had eluded them — and looked to a combination of technological innovation and… Read More »