Saint Francis announces furloughs; experts say other hospitals have few choices

By Updated: April 17, 2020 3:39 PM CT | Published: April 17, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Elective surgery bans — in place in Tennessee since March 19 — have left big holes in hospital budgets. Outpatient procedures account for about 45% of hospital revenue in Memphis.

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Don Bivacca Dave Archer Tina Gerardi Tennessee Nurses Association Tennessee Hospital Association

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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