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2021 Hospitals And Health Systems Market Report

  • ID: 5221341
  • Report
  • December 2021
  • Region: Global
  • 24 Pages
  • Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA)

The Delta variant, worker shortages and supply chain challenges all caused difficulties in 2021 for hospitals working to recover from last year’s pandemic related financial losses. The 2021 Hospitals and Health Systems Market Report analyzes major market trends impacting the industry, including the impact of COVID-19 on patient volumes and finances, employment shortages and reimbursement trends.


  • Hospitals are estimated to lose between $53-122 billion in 2021
  • 84% of hospitals face nursing workforce challenges
  • 22% of nurses may leave their job within the next year
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  • Executive Summary
  • Market Overview
  • Hospital Industry Expected To Lose $53–122 Billion In 2021
  • Hospital Profits Continue To Fall
  • Medicare Margins Remain In The Negative
  • Most U.S. Community Hospitals Are Short-Term Acute Care Facilities
  • Majority of U.S. Hospitals Are Urban And Part Of A Health System
  • Uninsured, Medicare/Medicaid Patients Increase During Pandemic
  • Inpatient And Outpatient Volumes Both Decline During COVID-19
  • Workforce Shortages Impact Return To Pre-Pandemic Surgical Volumes
  • Emergency Room Visits And Operating Room Procedures Return To 2019 Levels
  • Hospitals Struggle With Staffing Challenges
  • Vaccine Mandates May Worsen Staffing Shortages
  • Unvaccinated Workers Cite Concerns For Safety, Effectiveness Of Vaccines
  • Registered Nurse Turnover Costs Hospitals $3.6-6.5 Million Annually
  • One In Three Hospitals Has An RN Vacancy Rate Higher Than 10%
  • Shortage Of Up To Nearly 120,000 Physicians Projected By 2034
  • Supply Chain Challenges During Pandemic Lead To New Strategies
  • GPOs/Vendors Help Hospitals Obtain Vital Supplies
  • Supply Chain Problems Lead Nearly One In Five Nurses To Consider Leaving Their Current Role
  • COVID-19 Spurs Record Number Of Rural Hospital Closures
  • Most Rural Hospitals Are Small, For-Profit Facilities
  • Inpatient Medicare Payments, Number Of Stays, And Length Of Stay All Decline
  • Over 90% Of Hospital And Health Systems Offer Outpatient Care Or Primary Care Services
  • IDNs’ Strategic Plans Focus On Telehealth
  • Top IDN Has Over 2,000 Facilities
  • Mergers And Acquisitions Remained Strong In 2020 But Some Major Transactions Abandoned
  • Majority Of Hospitals Report Respiratory Equipment And Anesthesia Capital Expenditures Have Resumed
  • Clarivate Lists Top Hospital Products Sold Through Distribution
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