Decrease in Routine Medical Care for Hospitals Leads to Furloughs and Pay Cuts

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While news reports of overwhelmed and exhausted front-line healthcare workers have been getting a lot of attention in the media, other healthcare workers are suffering from pay cuts, furloughs and redeployments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is yet another area where the pandemic is causing disruptions to the healthcare system, and the effects are likely to felt for a long time come.

As first reported by Medpage Today, Trinity Health in Michigan temporarily furloughed 10% of its workforce in early April. The furloughed employees were mostly non-clinical workers. In addition, Trinity Health is cutting compensation for executive

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