Urban Institute Using detailed financial information, a report from Urban Institute looks at healthcare expenditures across a variety of factors, including state and local spending, federal spending, differences across states, and beyond. Looking primarily at data from 2018 and statistics from previous years, this report provides a powerful tool for comparison in today’s rapidly changing healthcare ecosystem.

Michigan State University In a comprehensive review of supply chain challenges, changes, and strategies within the American healthcare system, Michigan State University cites a range of studies, expert opinions, and industry data to highlight major concerns. The review notes the unique nature of the healthcare supply chain, as well as the importance of accurate data collection and cost-saving initiatives. This …

Healthcare Finance A bill passed in California requires hospitals to maintain a 45-day supply of PPE, the nation’s first bill of its kind. Passed in late 2020, this law requires that “hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, dialysis clinics and medical practices that are part of an integrated health system” throughout the state stockpile an emergency supply of unexpired, unused PPE, as …

The Center for Health Affairs The Center for Health Affairs, an organization based in Northeast Ohio, is providing a variety of initiatives for area healthcare facilities. These initiatives are focused on helping finance and reimbursement professionals perform their duties more effectively, supporting the financial side of hospital operations that allow for better patient care. The initiatives help educate healthcare staff …