06.30.20

Hospitals in New COVID-19 Hot Spots Face Delicate Balancing Act With Elective Surgeries

Source: FierceHealthcare

Some hospital systems located in states that are seeing huge spikes of COVID-19 are continuing to perform elective procedures and developing strategies to avoid a total shutdown, according to a FierceHealthcare report.

The experiences of hospitals in states such as Florida and Arizona could inform how systems will handle new surges of COVID-19 cases, especially if a second surge of the virus arrives in the fall. Hospitals have been reticent to shut down surgical procedures, which are pivotal to their bottom line and also impact patient care.

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