Identifying Hospitals With a High Proportion of Patients With Social Risk Factors

JAMA Health Forum

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What The Study Did: This study investigates whether different risk factors identify the same hospitals caring for a high proportion of disadvantaged patients using seven definitions of social risk.

Authors: Susannah M. Bernheim, M.D., M.H.S., of the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1323)

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