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Maryland’s all-payer system has lowered healthcare costs, but also has driven down hospitals’ operating margins and driven up debt.
Dean Swindle, executive vice president, business services, and CFO at Catholic Health Initiatives, discusses his organization's capital allocation strategy.
Healthcare organizations may wish to consider tax-exempt bank financing for capital projects.
Four industry leaders share the ways in which business development is changing in an era of reform—and how CFOs and other healthcare leaders should prepare.
Hospitals that are structured as systems of focused factories-providing bundles of care in a variety of service lines-will be better positioned to compete under value-based business models.
Guidelines for managing the cost of youth sports that could also serve as guidance for healthcare finance professionals in search of ways to reduce costs in their organizations.
Vincent Schmitz, senior vice president and CFO at MultiCare Health System, based in Tacoma, Wash., discusses his organization's capital strategy, which helps it succeed and grow.
Learn five ways that hospitals that are structured as systems of focused factories will be better able to succeed under payment reform.
Dedicated limited taxes can provide the lifeline a hospital needs to preserve community health care and enhance the local economy.
Frederick Savelsbergh, CFO, Baylor Health Care System, discusses the health system's capital financing strategy.
The increased number of insured Americans will determine the most-needed types of healthcare facilities and how they are funded. A physician joint venture may not be the best funding source.
Hospitals have many opportunities to obtaining funding through grants described in healthcare reform legislation.
Grants from the federal government are a source of capital for hospitals that has grown exponentially during this period of capital constraint.
The increased number of insured Americans will determine the types of healthcare facilities that are most needed during an era of change and how those facilities are funded.
Todd Sisson, senior analyst, Wells Capital Management’s Tax-Exempt Municipal Bond Group, shares his insights into what investors expect from the healthcare industry and the role of reform legislation.
Healthcare finance professionals need to plan for tomorrow's capital needs while funding the needs of today.
Hospital management teams should be aware of eight key problem areas that can delay or increase costs for their hospital capital project.
Noninvestment-grade Baraga County Memorial Hospital needed to finance a new 15-bed facility. It used a combination of FHA 242 mortgage insurance and Build America Bonds and came out with AAA-rated debt.
This case study shows how finance leaders at Kaleida Health resolved capital access needs by using FHA 242 mortgage insurance.
by Andrew J. Majka Hospital and health system executives should be doing everything they can to bolster their organizations' liquidity positions given balance sheet damage from the economic downturn and pending uncertainties of healthcare reform. This means maximizing revenue
Two tactics can help reduce conflicts: a structured budget hearing or review process and a consistent organizationwide process for generating and evaluating capital purchase proposals.
Commercial banks are continuing to lend to not for profit and publicly owned hospitals and healthcare systems by directly purchasing tax exempt debt (with fixed or variable interest rates).
A four step process for controlling costs related to infusion pumps, defibrillators, and other mobile clinical assets for healthcare finance leaders.
By David B. Kline Leasing may let you reap the potential financial, risk, and quality benefits of an IT overhaul and migration to electronic medical records (EMRs) while ameliorating the associated costs, staff time, and logistical hurdles inherent in vendor
The end of 2010 saw the expiration of a number of options for hospitals seeking financing for capital projects leaving hospitals with yet another shift in the financing landscape that requires re-examination of available avenues.
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