Hospitals are scrambling to get extra equipment and outfit more beds and ICU units for COVID-19 patients. Their treatment is time-consuming and expensive. At the same time, hospitals’ lucrative elective procedure business has largely been eliminated. Will the combination bankrupt hospitals? Two experts who have studied the crisis discuss.
- Dr. Vivian Ho, Chair, Health Economics, and Director, Center for Health and Biosciences, Rice Univ. and Prof. of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
- Dr. Heidi Russell, Assoc. Prof., Baylor College of Medicine