Black patients more likely to experience hospital-acquired injury or illness

Black patients more likely to experience hospital-acquired injury or illness

Black adults had a higher rate of hospital-acquired injuries or illnesses than white adults who were treated at the same hospitals, an analysis showed.“No studies have examined within-hospital differences in patient safety indicators between Black and white patients broadly across many states and hospitals and after implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s main provisions in 2014,” Anuj Gangopadhyaya, a senior research associate at the Urban Institute, and colleagues wrote in the report.The researchers analyzed information from adults within the Agency for HealthcareRead More

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