Monthly Health System Scan: March

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Monthly Health System Scan: March, Pt. 1

The required information for the first ten U.S. health systems have been provided in the attached spreadsheet. CommonSpirit Health, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Atrium Health, Prime Healthcare Services, and Mercy have published at least one news release/statement on the topics of interest in the past month. Tenet Healthcare, Community Health Systems, LifePoint Health, Bon Secours Mercy Health, and Baylor Scott & White Health have not published any news releases/statements on the topics of interest during the same period.

Selected Findings

  • On March 17, 2020, CommonSpirit Health announced that it would suspend sending "patient bills related to the testing and treatment of COVID-19."
  • On March 14, 2020, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center announced that it had developed a test for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
  • On March 2, 2020, Atrium Health announced that its virtual care program called Atrium Health Virtual Visit would be expanded to include pediatric care.
  • On March 5, 2020, Prime Healthcare Services announced that it is prepared for COVID-19.
  • On March 16, 2020, Mercy announced that it would limit "visitors to one per patient" at all clinics to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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Monthly Health System Scan: March, Pt. 2

News releases and statements from ten US hospital systems have been collected in the last ten tabs of the attached spreadsheet.

Key Findings

  • Hackensack Meridian Health has issued three releases on the topics of interest in the past month.
  • Sanford Health has issued three releases on the topics of interest in the past month.
  • New York-Presbyterian Health has issued one release on the topics of interest in the past month.
  • Unity Point Health has issued three releases on the topics of interest in the past month.
  • Partners Health has issued three releases on the topics of interest in the past month.
  • Intermountain Health has issued four releases on the topics of interest in the past month.
  • Prospect Medical Holdings has issued one release on the topics of interest in the past month.
  • Baptist Memorial Health did not issue any news releases or statements in the past month on the selected topics. We searched the company's own website for news releases, as well as a general search for press coverage on the company.
  • Penn Medicine has issued four releases on the topics of interest in the past month.
  • Beaumont Health has issued eight releases on the topics of interest in the past month.
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