- About half reported that total surgical volumes were down over 50% y/y in the previous two weeks.
- Another 10% of respondents expected volumes to be down >50% y/y within the next two weeks.
- The surgical procedures being deferred the most were orthopedic implants, endoscopies, colonoscopies, and bariatric surgeries.
- Half of hospitals surveyed are delaying investment in surgical robots, and over 40% are delaying IT and radiology/imaging equipment capex.
Change in total surgical procedures y/y
Types of surgeries being deferred the most
Share of hospitals delaying/accelerating capex