Hospital patient volumes re-start increasing, for now
Hospital patient volumes have rebounded in August after major Covid related dips, with outpatient and surgery down 7-8% and emergency down 20-25% vs last year.
Resulting 2021 projections are 5%-10% below PY (US data).
Hospitals are adapting through expenses level and new revenue streams.
Pharma and Medtech need to plan accordingly.