Hospitals and Health Systems along with employed physician practices and other providers within the continuum of patient care, are facing severe economic and business challenges due to the governmental payment reductions, changes in the way that healthcare services are being provided, heightened regulatory pressures and increasing competition to provide services in a vertically integrated business model.

This case study provides the indicators that Executives (CEOs and CFOs) should use (Business and Financial) in addressing the situation their organization is facing and to honestly address these realities when moving the organization forward.