When Patients Are Maintained to Improve Hospital Stats: A Case Study

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. A ProPublica investigation discovered a pattern in some transplant patients at Newark Beth Israel Hospital (NJ): In a few cases, patients were kept in the ICU for one year after transplant and then quickly sent to a long-term care facility where they died. The story came to light when ProPublica learned … Continue reading When Patients Are Maintained to Improve Hospital Stats: A Case Study