Access trapped capital through structured real estate and noncore asset deals
Real estate and noncore assets can represent a significant — and often largely untapped — resource for health systems pursuing any number of financial or operational goals.
Why real estate should be an integral part of a health system’s resources strategy
The changing healthcare landscape following the pandemic — including, among other factors, the new competitive dynamics as a result of the migration away from inpatient care and the heightened focus on health equity — is making it incumbent on health system leaders to align their real estate resources within their overall approach to strategy, operations and finance.
A White House plan to combat the omicron variant includes support for hospitals
The Biden administration announced several provisions to bolster hospitals as efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic enter a third calendar year.
Key takeaways from HFMA’s latest Outlook Survey: Healthcare finance professionals anticipate technology-driven changes
HFMA’s most recent Outlook Survey of healthcare finance professionals highlights the potential of technology to usher in big changes in upcoming years.
When real estate is part of a physician affiliation strategy, ‘renters or owners’ is a key consideration
When health systems consider using real estate as an incentive in a physician affiliation strategy, they must decide early whether to create physician owners or renters. Strategic considerations will differ significantly depending on the path chosen.
Hospital investments should emphasize the virtual over the physical, Wall Street panelists say
Virtual-care capacity represents a better investment for healthcare providers than brick-and-mortar expansions, according to a Wall Street analyst.
National Academy of Medicine paper explores transformation opportunities for health systems
Authored by leaders of four large health systems and two hospital associations, a new paper examines priorities for healthcare transformation from the perspective of care delivery organizations.
Updated FEMA guidance notes availability of monetary assistance for COVID-19 vaccination activities
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued updated guidance on medical care and associated costs for which monetary assistance is available during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
How 3 hospitals developed COVID-19 vaccine programs to suit their unique needs amid questions about costs and supplies
With no best practices to use as a model, hospitals have developed COVID-19 vaccine programs that are tailored to their own situations.
Real strategy for healthcare real estate
Hospital and health system leaders should devote the same level of strategic focus and analytical rigor to their organizations’ real estate as they apply elsewhere within the enterprise.