Philadelphia-based The Vincera Institute has pivoted from performing sports medicine procedures to assisting Philadelphia's healthcare facilities through its emergency preparedness plan, according to a column in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
What you should know:
1. The institute is pivoting to serve as a general surgical facility to reduce pressure on emergency rooms and hospitals taking care of COVID-19 patients.
2. Vincera is working with Philadelphia-area facilities like Jefferson Health and Temple University to see patients.
3. Vincera has otherwise delayed all elective procedures.