We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of the COVID-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.

Economic snapshot: Freestanding E.R.s

Health economics fellow Vivian Ho is featured in a Dallas Morning News "Economic Snapshot" of Texas' freestanding emergency rooms. Ho's recent study showed that the state's freestanding E.R.s preferentially locate in affluent areas.