Even because the COVID-19 pandemic sunk most areas of Northwell Well being’s volumes in 2020, its pressing care clinics had a banner 12 months, with demand simply surpassing 2019 ranges.
Visits to New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell’s GoHealth pressing care clinics spiked 40% year-over-year to 732,000 visits in 2020. Visits in November have been greater than 200% their 2019 stage. Actually, April was the one month wherein visits declined from the prior 12 months. Northwell operates 52 pressing care clinics in New York beneath a three way partnership with GoHealth.
Sadly for Northwell, the heightened pressing care demand wasn’t sufficient to maintain the not-for-profit system within the black. Northwell misplaced $26 million on operations on $13.4 billion in income final 12 months, a -0.2% margin. That is in contrast with $188 million in working revenue on $12.5 billion in income in 2019, a 1.5% margin.
Pressing care might be worthwhile,