Healthcare News & Insights

Instead of saving them, one man ruined 18 at-risk rural hospitals

Rural, for-profit hospitals are closing at an alarming rate — in part because of the combination of lower incomes and fewer insured people, which makes it difficult for at-risk hospitals to cover their fixed costs. 

How hospital management can support frontline workers

In order to meet the demands of the changing healthcare environment, hospital management will need to evolve to support frontline workers. 

Hospital boards need to make decisions about quality

Typically, a hospital’s board of directors works behind the scenes, directing management and financial decisions, while leaving patient care to clinicians. But now, it’s important for boards to take a more active role when it comes to quality care.