Robert Turner

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Robert Turner

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How the balance sheet can contribute to performance improvement

Significant opportunities for cost savings, enhanced liquidity and improved efficiencies lie within an organization’s debt structure, treasury operations and real estate portfolio. There has always been a connection between performance improvement initiatives and the balance sheet. By reducing operating costs, boosting productivity and enhancing revenues, a successful performance improvement initiative bolsters an organization’s financial performance.…

Array May 24, 2023

Robert Turner: Avoiding a bond covenant default takes aggressive action from a health system borrower

Not-for-profit hospitals and health systems have faced an increasingly difficult operating environment since inflation began to grow in mid-2021. Last year was particularly hard, beginning with a new wave of COVID-19 infections caused by the omicron variant, and followed by mounting expenses, staffing shortages, rising interest rates and investment losses. As a result, Kaufman Hall…

Array March 30, 2023

Does your organization’s ambulatory real estate footprint need right-sizing?

Decisions made with respect to a health system's ambulatory real estate portfolio and footprint can have significant impacts onthe organization's future growth, financial position and capital platform.

Array July 20, 2020

6 strategies to lower current debt costs

Capital Finance: Six strategies to capture savings deserve consideration by finance teams and in-depth analyses based on the organization’s unique capital structure goals and objectives.

Array October 17, 2019

An Integrated Approach Can Direct Risk and Resource Allocation

Market volatility requires hospitals to identify contributors to cash flow variability, quantify potential related risks, and identify how the risks might manifest themselves.

Array May 19, 2019