PwC Saratoga 2011/2012 US human capital effectiveness report- Hospital sector

October 2011
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PwC Saratoga 2011/2012 US human capital effectiveness report- Hospital sector

At a glance

PwC Saratoga’s 2011/2012 US Human Capital Effectiveness Report includes data submitted for calendar year 2010 from US operations for more than 300 organizations representing 12 industry sectors. The hospital sector within this benchmarking database is comprised of over 50 hospital systems and represents the single largest dataset of Human Capital metrics in the healthcare industry.

PwC Saratoga’s 2011/2012 US Human Capital Effectiveness Report includes data submitted for calendar year 2010 from US operations for more than 300 organizations representing 12 industry sectors. The hospital sector within this benchmarking database is comprised of over 50 hospital systems and represents the single largest dataset of Human Capital metrics in the healthcare industry.

This executive summary covers a select set of metrics tracked by our hospital clients.

Key highlights from this report include:

  • Quality of hire continues to improve, but results appear to be linked more with economic cycles than improvements in HR processes
  • Generation X continues to represent the largest generation in the workforce
  • Hospitals continue to prioritize cost containment as economy recovers
  • Voluntary turnover trends indicate increased demand for key workers
  • HR investments are generally lower in the hospital sector