MHS J. Hunter Young MD

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It is unclear how lack of health insurance or otherwise being underinsured contributes to observed racial disparities in health outcomes related to cardiovascular disease. To determine the relative risk of death associated with insurance and race after hospital admission for an acute cardiovascular event. Prospective cohort study in three hospitals in(More)
BACKGROUND: Substance-abusing adults are admitted to hospitals for medical complications from their drug and alcohol use at substantially higher rates than the general public; yet, their care is often defined by against medical advice (AMA) discharges and low rates of referral to addiction treatment programs. METHODS: We present findings from a chart review(More)
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