What really matters most. Care for uninsured, reimbursement payments and staffing rank high on hospital CEOs lists of key healthcare issues, says the ACHE.Mod Healthc. 2006 Jan 09; 36(2):8-9, 16, 1.MH
When the ACHE asked what pressing problems they were facing, hospital CEOs had a common refrain: money. Staffing shortages and care for the uninsured were also top concerns. Funding for Medicare and Medicaid is especially worrisome, given the current budget problems in Washington. "There's no way to know what's going to happen in 2006," says hospital President Joe Hodges, left.