An HFMA Healthcare Financial Pulse Resource
In the wake of the economic downturn, many hospitals are making notable shifts in capital strategy, with 29 percent seeking financing from alternate sources and 21 percent shifting financial structures and products, according to results of a May 2010 HFMA Healthcare Financial Pulse survey. These moves come after 40 percent experienced challenges related to capital funding during the recession.
The survey also found that the difficult financial environment has fostered new levels of business alignments and efficiencies. More than 80 percent of hospitals experienced improved business dynamics and relationships during the economic downturn.
Publication Date: Monday, May 24, 2010