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Variation in US hospital mortality rates for patients admitted with COVID-19 during the 1st 6 months of pandemic

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Researchers used data from a large national health insurer in the U.S. to examine whether hospital outcomes for patients with COVID-19 are improving.

Authors: David A. Asch, M.D., of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.

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