August 26, 2021
Drive value in health care through optimal capital allocation
For the health care industry, market forces that existed before the COVID-19 pandemic have been amplified — from cost pressures to digitization to site-of-service transformation. These market forces are compelling executives to optimize strategic planning and investments and to reconfigure operations to be successful. CFOs must face trade-offs between multiple investment needs in human capital, digital assets, facilities, equipment and partnerships with outside organizations. Utilizing thoughtful selection frameworks, processes and tools to make these capital allocation decisions helps to achieve long-term value that goes well beyond the financial health of the organization to furthering improved patient access and outcomes. Health care CFOs and finance leaders can create value for their organizations through optimal capital allocation. An EY article provides details.