'Podnosis': Trends that should be on every hospital exec's radar, and the outlook for rural hospitals in 2023

2022 went down as one of the most difficult years financially for hospitals and health systems since the COVID-19 pandemic began. In this episode, Erik Wexler, chief operating officer at Providence, talks with Senior Editor Heather Landi about the biggest trends that should be on every health system executive’s radar. 

Also under discussion is rural hospitals. Now that COVID funds are dwindling, how will rural hospitals manage the forthcoming financial instability and overcome hurdles unique to them? The National Rural Health Association's Brock Slabach talks with Fierce's Anastassia Gliadkovskaya about rural hospital operations and what their strategy might be in 2023. 

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Podnosis is produced by senior multimedia producer Teresa Carey and managing editor Querida Anderson with editor-in-chief Ayla Ellison and senior editors Heather Landi and Paige Minemyer. The sound engineer is Caleb Hodgson. The stories are by all our “Fierce” journalists. Like and subscribe wherever you listen to your podcasts.

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