Study co-authored by Andrew Boyd shows higher readmission rates at for-profit hospitals

A study co-authored by BHIS associate professor Andrew Boyd that compares public, non-profit and for-profit hospitals is the subject of this UIC News story. Researchers found that patients who receive care in a for-profit hospital are more likely to be readmitted than those who receive care in nonprofit or public hospitals. The findings were widely publicized across various media outlets including: