Study Finds More Costly Teaching Hospitals Have Lower Death Rates03:30

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A study out this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that major teaching hospitals tend to have lower 30-day mortality rates for older patients than non-teaching or community hospitals — but they also tend to be more expensive.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with STAT reporter Andrew Joseph (@DrewOJoseph) about what hospitals and patients can take away from the findings.

This segment aired on May 24, 2017.


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