Hospitals

Going Beyond Rural Hospital Closures

Jose Fernandez shares new research that examines the causes and ramifications of rural hospital closures.

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‘A Shocking Amount of Misery’: Medical Debt in America

We talk about the impact medical debt can have on people’s lives and what research tells us about possible solutions.

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Lessons from a Trauma Center Boom in Texas

Sayeh Nikpay shares new research that examines the impact of a trauma center boom in Texas.

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Busier Hospitals Widen Care Disparities for Black Patients

Shooshan Danagoulian shares new research that examines the effect of hospital capacity strain on racial disparities in mortality.

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How Hospitals Respond to Value-based Payment

Yaa Akosa Antwi shares new research on the impact of a pay-for-performance program on hospital quality.

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A New Way to Think About Hospital Access

Yaa Akosa Antwi shares new research on the capacity of hospitals to meet the needs of the surrounding community.

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Good Intentions Gone Awry

Why has a little-known program designed to help hospitals and clinics that serve low-income people become so controversial?

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Do Higher Hospital Prices Reflect Greater Investments in Quality?

Benedic Ippolito shares new research that examines whether hospitals with higher prices also offer higher quality care.

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America’s Chronic Drug Shortage Problem

How one hospital is scrambling to deal with a shortage of a critical drug, and the changes needed to fix chronic supply chain issues.

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‘America’s Chronic Drug Shortage Problem’ Transcript

How one hospital is scrambling to deal with a shortage of a critical drug, and what changes are needed to fix chronic problems with the U.S. medical supply chain.

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