The findings from employment services firm Aon contrast sharply with this time last year, when widespread shutdowns of nonemergency care led systems to institute furloughs and other cost-cutting measures.
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The record payment comes on the heels of another massive settlement for the nonprofit, adding to the hit on its already stressed bottom line.
Use of the treatment had been halted due to weakened efficacy versus an early coronavirus variant. Now, with delta widely prevalent and demand for antibody treatments surging, Lilly’s therapy will be available again.
Hackensack Meridian Health, the largest health system in New Jersey, wants to to acquire a close competitor. The Federal Trade Commission won an injunction to stop the deal, which is now headed to an appeals court.
Patients seeking class-action status and Sen. Richard Blumenthal are questioning the medtech’s timing of the recall and outreach to patients. Philips has not quantified the impact of the suits but said it could be material.
The hospital system’s rebound from 2020’s pandemic-driven losses accelerated, but its facilities in Florida saw an increase in COVID-19 patients in July and August, with some non-emergency care postponed.
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As hospitalizations overwhelm facilities, operators need more staffing. But workers are in short supply, causing costs for contracted labor to rise. The ratings agency expects staffing shortages to persist into next year.