Impact of Rural and Urban Hospital Closures on Inpatient Mortality
Examines the impact of California's hospital closures from 1995-2011 on adjusted inpatient mortality for sepsis, stroke, asthma/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and acute myocardial infarction. Features statistics including the number of closures by year, patient demographics with breakdowns by urban or rural location, and differential impacts of rural and urban closures with breakdowns by condition.
Kritee Gujral, Anirban Basu
NBER Working Paper Series, Working Paper 26182
National Bureau of Economic Research
Access · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Inpatient care · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · California