Blacks Disproportionately Admitted To High-Mortality Hospitals

Our colleague Steve Hitov at NHeLP alerted us to this important article in the journal Health Affairs. The article concludes that “Black Medicare beneficiaries used high-mortality hospitals more often than their white peers, despite their geographic proximity to lower-mortality hospitals.” Mr. Hitov has this to say about the article: “An appalling, but timely, reminder that [...]