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

Christopher Kerns, Advisory Board’s Vice President, Govt Insights, joins Jonah Comstock, director of Content material Development and the Healthcare Finance News staff, Managing Editor Susan Morse and Affiliate Editor Jeff Lagasse, for a conversation about what this pandemic means for hospital base lines, how they’re surviving, and how they should really be getting ready for a re-opening of elective and nonessential techniques.


Articles outlined in this episode:

Hospitals furlough employees, lessen medical professional salaries waiting around for CARES Act resources

Hospitals get additional $twenty billion infusion of CARES Act resources

U.S. hospitals are suffering fiscal harm thanks to COVID-19 pandemic, Kaufman Hall finds

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

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HIMSSCast: Technology, policy and COVID-19

COVID-19, potentially nevertheless better recognised as novel coronavirus, is a hazardous and swiftly spreading ailment that governments and healthcare stakeholders are performing about the globe to comprise. But how is new engineering shaping the narrative of this epidemic, and is it generating it much easier to handle than preceding outbreaks? In today’s HIMSSCast, we explore that issue with host and Editor-in-Main Jonah Comstock, MobiHealthNews’s Laura Lovett, Healthcare Finance News’s Jeff Lagasse, and MobiHealthNews/Healthcare IT Information AsiaPAC Editor Dean Koh (signing up for us by mobile phone from Singapore).

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Article content referenced in today’s episode: 

Roundup: Tech’s function in tracking, testing, treating COVID-19

Israel’s Sheba Hospital turns to telehealth to take care of incoming coronavirus-exposed patients

Chinese federal government releases community app to gauge probable coronavirus exposures

Buoy Health, HealthMap group up to quell

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