4 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms during COVID-19 – Part 2: Cost Reduction

Contributors: Blake Madden, Spencer Coronado, Colin McDermott VMG Health has completed its review of healthcare Q1 earnings season, which is particularly interesting given the quarter’s insight into COVID-19’s impact on healthcare payors and providers. In a four-part series over the coming weeks, VMG Health will be summarizing key observations and common themes regarding the following… Read More

4 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms during COVID-19 – Part 1: Patient Volume

Contributors: Blake Madden, Spencer Coronado, Colin McDermott Shelter-in-place orders and the suspension of elective procedures are impacting healthcare operations across the continuum of care. As healthcare demand dampens, the public health crisis has affected payors and providers in opposite ways. Payors: ‘Historically Low’ Medical Costs With decreased patient demand for healthcare services, payors benefit the… Read More

Hospital-Based Coverage Arrangements Amid COVID-19: Transitioning Into and Out of Surge Coverage

Hospital-Based Coverage Arrangements Amid COVID-19: Transitioning Into and Out of Surge Coverage

Written by Caroline Dean and Bartt B. Warner, CVA As the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) continues to spread throughout the United States and globally, patient populations in some facilities have reached unprecedented levels. As a result, staffing needs amongst the nation’s hospitals and emergency rooms are rising in return. Healthcare providers are a limited resource and… Read More