Kevin Griffith

Hospital readmissions tied to supply of nearby care options: study

Vanderbilt research finds that hospitals’ 30-day readmission rates were lower if they had a larger supply of primary care physicians, nursing homes or palliative care services nearby.

Study shows little variance in overdose deaths when sorting by Medicaid expansion status

A study by researchers from Vanderbilt and Boston University found that the increase in drug or opioid overdose deaths experienced during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic was similar in states with and without Medicaid expansion.

Study finds higher deaths among veterans in 2020, but less than general population