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Association Between Hospital Private Equity Acquisition and Outcomes of Acute Medical Conditions Among Medicare Beneficiaries

Anaeze C. Offodile II

Association Between Hospital Private Equity Acquisition and Outcomes of Acute Medical Conditions Among Medicare Beneficiaries.

By Marcelo Cerullo, MD, MPH; Kelly Yang, MA; Karen E. Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH; Ryan C. McDevitt, PhD; James W. Roberts, PhD; Anaeze C. Offodile 2nd, MD, MPH

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.

Read the article in JAMA (PDF).