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Apr 05, 2021

Data and Evidence Anchor Healthcare’s Financial Renaissance

Even as brighter days appear to lie ahead for healthcare providers, COVID-19 continues to strain our healthcare system. Postponements of elective procedures, as well as a steep decline in the volume of emergency department and urgent care visits, caused revenue deficits for the majority of hospitals and health systems in the U.S. The American Hospital Association estimates $323.1 billion in financial losses for U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems in 2020.

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About Lumere

Lumere, a GHX company, is at the forefront of clinical decision making for medical devices and drugs. A leading provider of evidence-based data and analytics solutions, Lumere is helping healthcare organizations build clinically integrated supply chains. Successful collaboration between clinicians and supply chain is paramount to improving cost, quality and outcomes for both health systems and their patients. learn more

 

About the Author

As Lumere’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Cherf provides clinical and organizational leadership to the development and application of evidence-based insights. He works closely with health systems to design care variation reduction programs and to implement specific initiatives. He recently concluded a five-year term as the chief of orthopedics for Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Dr. Cherf has more than 20 years of clinical experience in sports medicine and knee surgery.