In a time when those of us in the healthcare field are constantly reviewing every available resource to keep Arkansas’ hospitals efficient, effective and afloat, it is vital to have hospital-related statistics close at hand.
As you review the information gathered here, you gain a sense of where our nation’s, region’s and state’s hospitals stand in the areas of financial strength and utilization. You also see how legislation and regulation are vastly changing hospitals’ abilities to stay solvent.
Whenever you find yourself in need of communicating the facts about healthcare in today’s marketplace, you can rely on this information as your most trusted and valued resource.
Paul Cunningham, Arkansas Hospital Association senior vice president, compiled these useful statistics from the most recent information available from the American Hospital Association and other sources. His goal is to provide Arkansas hospitals with a valuable informational and communication tool, especially useful in these tough economic times.
Please use it, and let us know how it helps you communicate the “healthcare message.”