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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.
Healthcare finance professionals need to plan for tomorrow's capital needs while funding the needs of today.
Grants from the federal government are a source of capital for hospitals that has grown exponentially during this period of capital constraint.
Frederick Savelsbergh, CFO, Baylor Health Care System, discusses the health system's capital financing strategy.
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.
Dedicated limited taxes can provide the lifeline a hospital needs to preserve community health care and enhance the local economy.
Hospital management teams should be aware of eight key problem areas that can delay or increase costs for their hospital capital project.
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.
Hospitals have many opportunities to obtaining funding through grants described in healthcare reform legislation.
Economic pressures are forcing some hospitals to consider forgoing independence to gain the benefits of consolidation. The CFO has a critical role in assessing the need for such a strategy.
Monetizing noncore assets can be a source of capital for hospitals.
A precipitous decline in asset values has left many investment portfolios in intensive care, waiting for the recovery to finally take hold. In the interim, there are lasting lessons to be learned from the financial crisis.
By integrating its capital planning process with its long-term financial plan, Rush University Medical Center is able to know which projects will be funded over a three-year horizon.
By adopting capital equipment strategic planning, you can move from an opinion based to a data driven approach to setting priorities for the replacement of high cost capital equipment.
When setting priorities among competing capital projects, healthcare leaders should consider three strategic factors: organizational mission, availability of funds, and cost of funds.
Healthcare providers facing difficulty in accessing capital in today's economic environment still have many options before them.
A dashboard is an efficient method of analyzing many of the metrics that form the underpinnings of capital replacement decisions.
Several years of physician and community outreach have improved the transparency of Beatrice Community Hospital's care delivery and finances, directly contributing to an improved reputation and measureable savings.
These healthcare providers still have some work to do to qualify for HITECH meaningful use incentives. But their electronic health records are already creating efficiencies-and, most important, improving patient care in meaningful ways.
As hospitals and health systems plan capital spending that requires financing, they should carefully weigh all their options.
Learn current issues with bank-supported variable-rate debt bonds.
Although many hospitals have had to defer capital expenditures and cut operating costs due to the recession, many organizations also have made process improvements that support next-generation care delivery.
Lessons from Grinnell Regional Medical Center It may seem counterintuitive in tough economic times, but some hospitals are looking to philanthropy to fund a bigger portion of their capital needs as operating margins have declined in recent years. The 81
The economic crisis will force hospitals and health systems to cut back spending on capital projects and unprofitable healthcare services in 2009, a recent study has found.
When it comes to capital access, the recovery does not appear to be in full swing, judging by the results of HFMA Healthcare Financial Pulse research published in May.
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