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Edition 1: March 30 survey results

L.E.K. Consulting’s survey “COVID-19 Impact on U.S. Hospitals” tracks COVID-19’s impact on staff morale, in-patient capacities, key areas of concern and actions taken to handle the outbreak. The survey will be administered every one to two weeks, with each edition of the survey offering a glimpse into hospital sentiment over time.

Stay tuned for future updates

We plan to poll hospital stakeholders again next week to provide an updated perspective on sentiment and the impact of COVID-19 on hospital operations. We will share our next bulletin with you via email, though feel free to also check our website ( We welcome your feedback on this topic and other topics for further discussion and evaluation in the weeks ahead.

Thank you and please stay safe,

The senior members of the U.S. L.E.K. Consulting MedTech and Healthcare Services teams:

Jonas Funk, Managing Director
Monish Rajpal, Managing Director
Ilya Trakhtenberg, Managing Director
Sue St. Sure, Managing Director
Kevin Grabenstatter, Managing Director
Wiley Bell, Managing Director
Matt Sabbatino, Managing Director
Sheila Shah, Senior Engagement Manager
David Palm, Senior Engagement Manager

Please reach out to us at or on our website if you would like to continue the discussion. (Contact us)

The Impact of COVID-19 on US Hospitals - Edition 2
The Impact of COVID-19 on US Hospitals
Week 2 reflects survey results from March 30, 2020 to April 3, 2020. The sample size is approximately 100 hospital administrators and clinicians each week across a diverse set of U.S. hospitals.

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