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The Making of Medicine

Choosing a Teaching Hospital Could Save Your Life

Interesting article in the New York Times on how teaching hospitals, such as ours, might save your life. “For every 83 elderly patients seen by a major teaching hospital, one more is alive 30 days after discharge than if those patients had been admitted to a nonteaching hospital,” the article states. The conclusions are drawn from an analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Click the link to read more.

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