Research from Boston and around the country finds that critically ill COVID-19 patients are much likelier to survive if they’re treated at bigger hospitals. A journal JAMA Internal Medicine study is the first to look at hospital mortality rates in COVID-19 patients nationwide. It includes detailed data on more than 2,200 patients in 65 hospitals.
"Patients who were admitted to hospitals with fewer than 50 ICU beds— so, smaller hospitals — had a more than threefold higher risk of death than patients admitted to larger hospitals," says senior author Dr. David Leaf from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
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