Why Healthcare Workers Are Losing Jobs During COVID-19 Pandemic

VIRUS OUTBREAK TEXAS
Registered nurse Patrick LaFontaine stands beneath a tent-like shelter after administering a COVID-19 test to a pre-screened pediatric patient outside a Children's Health PM Urgent Care facility, Thursday April 2, 2020, in Richardson, Texas. Tony Gutierrez / AP Photo
VIRUS OUTBREAK TEXAS
Registered nurse Patrick LaFontaine stands beneath a tent-like shelter after administering a COVID-19 test to a pre-screened pediatric patient outside a Children's Health PM Urgent Care facility, Thursday April 2, 2020, in Richardson, Texas. Tony Gutierrez / AP Photo

Why Healthcare Workers Are Losing Jobs During COVID-19 Pandemic

Analysts predict that hospitals will need to hire thousands of healthcare workers to fill gaps left by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this need, doctors, nurses and urgent care workers across the country are being laid off because of revenue losses.

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Stephanie Goldberg, health care reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business.