HIMSSCast: The financial toll of COVID-19 for health systems

Christopher Kerns, Advisory Board’s Vice President, Executive Insights, joins Jonah Comstock, director of Articles Enhancement and the Health care Finance News staff, Controlling Editor Susan Morse and Associate Editor Jeff Lagasse, for a dialogue about what this pandemic usually means for hospital bottom lines, how they are surviving, and how they must be preparing for a re-opening of elective and nonessential treatments.

 

Posts talked about in this episode:

Hospitals furlough employees, decrease medical professional salaries ready for CARES Act cash

Hospitals get additional $20 billion infusion of CARES Act cash

U.S. hospitals are struggling financial harm due to COVID-19 pandemic, Kaufman Hall finds

COVID-19 may possibly permanently change the telehealth landscape, from reimbursement to utilization

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