Do Academic Medical Centers Disproportionately Benefit The Sickest Patients?

@article{Burke2018DoAM,
  title={Do Academic Medical Centers Disproportionately Benefit The Sickest Patients?},
  author={Laura G Burke and Dhruv Khullar and E. John Orav and Jie Zheng and Austin B. Frakt and Ashish Kumar Jha},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2018},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={
          864-872
        }
}
Academic medical centers are widely considered to have higher costs than nonteaching hospitals, which has led some policy makers to suggest that the centers should be reserved for patients with the most complex conditions. While prior studies have shown lower mortality at the centers, it is unclear how this varies by patient severity. We examined more than… CONTINUE READING
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