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Healthcare Connections: Capital planning strategies for rural health

Jun 20, 2023

Rural Health Clinics (RHC) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) across the country are dealing with difficult capital and facility expenditure decisions every day. Many RHCs and CAHs need either a major renovation or complete replacement due to age. With ever-tightening reimbursement, hospitals of all sizes must do a better job at planning their capital and resource expenditures to remain profitable/viable.

Watch our on-demand webinar to learn how a disciplined and holistic approach to understanding market needs, service line growth/profitability potential, financial affordability, cost-based reimbursement and facility requirements can set your organization along a clearer path to sustainability.

In addition, you’ll learn about the latest in care model trends, creative resource/space sharing between departments and the latest in contemporary facility design trends for hospitals.

Some of the key topics we discussed include:

  • Forecasting patient volumes
  • Service line growth and profitability
  • Quantifying provider demand
  • Understanding debt capacity and debt financing options
  • Rural Health Clinic strategy
  • The impact of facility changes on cost-based reimbursement


John Dao
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Sydney Diekmann
Senior Consultant
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Alex McBride, PE, PSP
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