During the peak of the COVID-19 surge, Pennsylvania hospitals were ordered to postpone or cancel elective surgeries and outpatient procedures. Thirty-five days later those restrictions were lifted. Learn how three hospital systems across Pennsylvania changed their policies and procedures to adhere to changing regulations while maintaining a safe environment for patients and staff.
Bohn, MBA, RN, Jaime; Cassidy, RN, BSN, Michele; Reed, MD, MBA, MPhil, CAQSM, CPE, FAAFP, FAAPL, Tony S.; Toth, MA Health Services, BSN, Erik; and Shipp, PhD, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, Robert, "Resumption of Scheduled Surgeries & Outpatient Procedures" (2020). COVID-19: Spread the Science, not the Virus Seminar Series. Paper 18.