Health Administration & Policy Professor Publishes Article in Frontiers in Public Health Journal
Published: Monday, July 12, 2021
Ganisher Davlyatov, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Health Administration & Policy, published a recent article in the Frontiers of Public Health Journal. He and his colleagues found that
nursing homes with higher proportion of minorities (Blacks and Hispanics) reported higher rates of COVID-19 resident mortality. As Black and Hispanic residents, compared to their White peers, are more likely residing in nursing homes that have inadequate resources, less staffing, higher deficiencies, poorer performance, and worse quality of care. Furthermore, these high-minority nursing homes are mostly located in poorer, urban communities. They found that high-minority nursing homes were at the highest risk of COVID-19 deaths.
Read the full article here:https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpubh.2021.606364/full