In times of crisis, it is often challenging to look beyond the emergency at hand. However, in the post-COVID-19 surge landscape, health systems have no choice. The future is no less daunting. In this paper, we summarize the current market state and highlight five imperatives that health systems must successfully navigate in the new reality.
Time is of the essence. Those providers who promptly mobilize appropriate resources and bandwidth to address these five imperatives will find that they not only have countered the effects of COVID-19 on their organization, they will have also captured a unique opportunity to transform themselves and emerge leaner and stronger.