The median overall profit margin among not-for-profit critical-access hospitals in Medicaid expansion states increased from 1.8% to 3.7%, compared with a decrease from 3.5% to 2.8% among their peers in non-expansion states, a new study found.
Moving medical scribes off-site has helped hospitals limit the number of people in their facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Novant Health has partnered with drone startup Zipline for the project, designed to support "contactless" distribution of supplies to the health system's facilities.
Despite minimal public disclosure and a leadership change two years into the highly anticipated healthcare joint venture, Haven's impact is still met with cautious optimism.
Nearly 55% fewer Americans sought hospital care over the past two months, resulting in a $60.1 billion average monthly revenue loss across all U.S. hospitals.
“I’ve seen more adoption of innovative ideas and technology in the last two months than I have probably in the last 10 years,” said Chris Van Gorder, CEO of Scripps Health in San Diego in Modern Healthcare’s most recent Power Panel survey of top healthcare CEOs.
Around 60% of front-line healthcare workers surveyed said they are not prepared or only somewhat prepared to take on more non-COVID-19 patients.
A dashboard being piloted at IU Health to link hospitals with nearby nursing homes—which are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 outbreaks—has taken on a new focus during the pandemic.
As the coronavirus pandemic reshapes care delivery, health systems will likely reconfigure and pare down their brick-and-mortar space, real estate experts said.
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