Today there were some reports about lots of hospitals losing money last year. That typically does not happen.
But they drove away staff with vaccine mandates and other arbitrary, nonsensical Covid-related policies. Many hospitals are nearly always “full” because they have shut down many beds due to staffing shortages. Operating rooms are being closed.
When all of this was happening, it was a failure of government to hold the hospitals in line. The courts should have been a remedy. Republican-led states should not have allowed all of this.
Here is an excellent report from Sharyl Attkisson about the experience at Houston Methodist, which is typical of what had been happening nationwide and here in North Carolina: