• -
56 Results
Doctors converse in a corridor.
Association Between Hospital Private Equity Acquisition and Outcomes of Acute Medical Conditions Among Medicare Beneficiaries
A study found that private equity acquisition of hospitals had no substantial association with the patient-level outcomes examined, although it was associated with a moderate improvement in mortality among Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction.
Anaeze C. Offodile II May 2, 2022
Empty Hospital Bed with Chart Overlay
COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Among Underserved Latino Communities: Barriers and Facilitators
"In the U.S., Latinos are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A critical step to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is diagnostic testing," write scholar Luz Garcini and co-authors. This research article identifies the barriers and facilitators that must be addressed in order to implement accessible, effective testing.
Luz Maria Garcini, Tommy Tam Pham, Arlynn Ambriz, Sarah Lill, Joel Tsevat October 31, 2021
Seniors finance
Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditures and Health Care Services Use Among Older Americans With Cognitive Impairment
The evidence base on health services use and cost burdens associated with transition to severe cognitive impairment (SCI) and dementia is underdeveloped. We examine how the change in cognitive impairment status influences nursing home use, hospitalizations, and out-of-pocket (OOP) expenditures.
Derek Jenkins October 29, 2021
Stethoscope on top of chart
Private Equity Investments In Health Care: An Overview Of Hospital And Health System Leveraged Buyouts, 2003–17
Private equity investment in hospitals has grown substantially in the 21st century, and it accelerated in the years leading up the COVID-19 pandemic. In this study of short-term acute care hospitals acquired by private equity firms, the authors find they not only have higher markups and profit margins, they’re also slower to expand their staffs.
Anaeze C. Offodile II, Vivian Ho May 4, 2021