Study shows racial differences in U.S. trauma care

09/13/2013 | HealthLeaders Media

Johns Hopkins research found more than 80% of U.S. trauma centers that care for mostly minority patients have higher mortality rates when compared with facilities that care for mostly white patients. The study in the Annals of Surgery also showed trauma patients seen at hospitals with lower mortality rates were 40% less likely to die regardless of race or injury severity.

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