Latent effects on industries and economy

Hospital Preparedness and Health Outcomes

Variation in reported mortality measures during the COVID-19 pandemic suggests that some U.S. hospitals were better prepared to deal with the influx of patients and medical uncertainty than others. However, observational comparisons do not account for the unobserved severity of patients seen at a given hospital, which is a function of hospital quality and patient’s choice of hospital taken together.

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Theme Lead

Mary Frances O'Connor

Mary Frances O'Connor

Clinical Associate Professor, Psychology

Sudha Ram

Sudha Ram

Professor, Management Information Systems

Theme Collaborators

Kelli Marquardt

Graduate Research Assistant, Eller College of Management

Mark Nichter

Regents' Professor, Anthropology

Jane Zavisca

Associate Professor, Sociology