Interesting read on how the pandemic impacted the delivery of elective health services and further  explores ways in which that experience is likely to affect the demand and supply of routine ambulatory care and elective surgery once the crisis has been tamed.

Some experts have predicted that delays in elective surgery, particularly for routine diagnostic procedures such as colonoscopies, mammograms, and biopsies, will result in a growing disease burden “that surgeons will inevitably need to address.”

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