Surgical Backlog: 6 Challenges Hospitals Face Now

Available for Interviews: Dr. Tammy Penhollow

Dr. Tammy Penhollow is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, specializing in anesthesiology, pain management, and regenerative medicine. Having over 20 years of experience has helped her to cultivate a passion for regenerative medicine and holistic healing. Dr. Penhollow practices at Precision Regenerative Medicine in the greater Phoenix area.


Talking Points from Dr. Tammy Penhollow on
what she can say in an interview on the Issue of Surgical Backlog

  • Addressing the surgical backlog in surgery centers and hospitals across the US is fraught with several challenges, often with competing interests. 
  • Issues include the need to bring back one of the greatest revenue generators in the hospital to help salvage some ability to make a profit, simply break even, or avoid shutting down, as well as to address the long line of patients who had their surgeries canceled or postponed due to the pandemic.

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