Florida Independent With the ongoing issue of hospital supply waste and overspending plaguing healthcare finance, Florida Independent has identified several key ways that facilities can find savings. With recommendations for brand comparisons, reducing middle men, and more strategic purchase timing, this guide seeks to educate equipment buyers about overlooked opportunities to cut spending without sacrificing equipment quality or availability.

Becker Hospital Review In a February 2022 report from Kaufman Hall, financial strain from December to January show a potentially dangerous trend related to COVID-19 surges. For the first time in 11 months, hospital margins were negative, with an operating index of -3.68 percent (-3.3 percent with CARES). While this setback is directly related to the Omicron surge during that …

Fortune Initially highlighted through the surge of COVID-19 cases and the Omicron variant, the healthcare labor market is struggling to find and maintain adequate staffing due to high stress, personal health concerns, and perhaps most notably, lack of compensation for the level of work required from healthcare professionals. Noting that healthcare wages were struggling to keep up with Walmart wages …

MarketWatch Financial leakage and waste is a major problem facing the healthcare industry, with an estimated $760 billion or more per year wasted through overtreatment, poor coordination among departments, supply waste and a litany of other issues. With supply waste on the rise and the persistent effects of the COVID-19 pandemic still putting pressure on healthcare facility bottom lines, this …

Healthcare Dive Ongoing impact from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect numerous aspects of the healthcare industry. At the forefront of these challenges are staffing issues, and drastically reduced revenue as people are opting for fewer elective procedures, increased spending on employee retention incentives, and skyrocketing prices across the supply chain. These trends will take time and significant recalibration to …

Healthcare IT News Reflecting on the trials and tribulations of the past year, Penn Medicine CIO Mike Restuccia advises healthcare industry leaders to learn from the hard lessons of 2021, and employ those lessons as the building blocks for 2022 and beyond. He identifies two key strategic areas highlighted by the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic: the need to …

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Auditing is the examination and evaluation of an organization’s financial records and is usually done by a third party. It ensures financial records are accurate. The process follows stipulated standards that vary from one country to another. Auditing provides information to shareholders, creditors, customers, suppliers, partners, and government entities. The statements must include all financial activities with attention to accounts …

JD Supra A 2020 audit of hospital device credits revealed that such facilities received $33 million in potential overpayment stemming from unreported manufacturer credits for recalled devices, and other related reporting errors. Failure to make adjustments to claims to reduce payments or use proper coding is a persistent issue across the industry, and has some organizations calling for policy change …