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

Advisory Board's Christopher Kerns joins the HFN staff to talk about hospitals' current financial struggles and how they can weather them.

Christopher Kerns, Advisory Board's vice president for Executive Insights, joins Jonah Comstock, director of content development, and the Healthcare Finance News team, Managing editor Susan Morse and associate editor Jeff Lagasse, for a conversation about what this pandemic means for hospital bottom lines, how they're surviving, and how they should be preparing for a reopening of elective and nonessential procedures.

 

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Hospitals furlough staff, reduce physician salaries waiting for CARES Act funds

Hospitals get additional $20 billion infusion of CARES Act funds

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