The average hospital would need to run at 110% of previous capacity for six months straight to recover lost patient volume.

Health systems across the U.S. are losing an average of $1.4 billion in daily revenue due to a decline in patient volume amid the COVID-19 pandemic, new data shows.

Crowe LLP, a Chicago-based public accounting, consulting and technology firm, reported May 1 that hospitals experienced a 56% reduction in traffic between March 1 and April 15, as both patients and doctors reprioritized or delayed normal services to prepare for an expected surge in COVID-19 cases.

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