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Steep volume and revenue drops drove record-poor margin performances.
Confusion about lethality comparisons may be owing to "a knowledge gap" in how the CDC reports on seasonal influenza and COVID-19.
Net operating income dropped 88% for the first three months of 2020, after a near-total shutdown of elective and outpatient services in the final two weeks of March.
Dr. Qing Wang allegedly failed to disclose to NIH that he was also receiving grant money from the Chinese government.
Economists looked at social distancing strategies adopted in U.S. counties in the past two months and the impact they had.
The awards recognize patient safety champions at the national, local, and individual levels.
Now-defunct Sovereign Health says the defendants schemed to deny payments so they could recoup $390 million Centene lost when it purchased Health Net.
Hospitals reported 134,000 job cuts, but physicians and dentists offices and other outpatient care venues shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic bore the brunt of the losses.
As alarming as the numbers appear, the researchers said, their estimates "may be slightly conservative."
The $35 million, 80,000-square-foot hospital is expected to open in the fall of 2021.