Historically safe margin pools for Leading Health Systems, such as imaging, lab services, retail pharmacy, and surgery have become less stable in the past few years. Similarly, the Covid pandemic shifted margin pools across the industry, opening profitable business lines while others contracted. As LHS look to maintain financial sustainability across this shifting landscape, Strategy Catalyst examines who is making margin in healthcare today. We'll explore how this margin is changing, how profit margins have shifted, and what LHS are doing to tap into these opportunities.
Key Words: Margin pools; payer strategy; pharmacy; medtech; health IT; financial performance; shifting sites of care;