Posted in June 2014

Hospital Margins Keep Shrinking. Were Hospitals Too Optimistic About EHR Returns?

Hospital Margins Keep Shrinking. Were Hospitals Too Optimistic About EHR Returns?

Hospital margins continue to dwindle. Modern Hospital shares the bleak news here, based on analysis of financial reports from 179 hospitals: Average operating margin in 2013 was 3.1 percent, down from 3.6 percent in 2012 61.3 percent of organizations saw their operating margins deteriorate over the previous year Only 84.4% of provider organizations operated in the black last year, down from … Continue reading