The Hospitals with the Greatest COVID-19 Burden in the USA

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Jul 5. The first year of COVID-19 was incredibly difficult for hospitals, as they dealt with an unknown virus, shortages of staff and equipment, financial difficulties and other challenges.

To better understand how the pandemic affected hospitals, the Lown Institute analyzed the number of weeks from March 1, 2020, to Feb. 28, 2021, in which hospitals had at least 10 percent of inpatient beds filled with COVID-19 patients as reported in CDC data.

The following hospitals had the greatest COVID burdens of the hospitals in their city.

  • Atlanta – Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center.
  • Baltimore – MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.
  • Boston – Boston Medical Center.
  • Charlotte – Atrium Health Pineville.
  • Chicago – Swedish Covenant Hospital.
  • Cleveland – UH Cleveland Medical Center.
  • Dallas – Baylor University Medical Center.
  • Detroit – Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center.
  • Fort Worth – JPS Health Network.
  • Houston – St. Luke’s Hospital at the Vintage.
  • Indianapolis – Franciscan Health Indianapolis.
  • Kansas City – Research Medical Center.
  • Los Angeles – Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital.
  • Miami – West Kendall Baptist Hospital.
  • New York – Mount Sinai Hospital.
  • Phoenix – Abrazo Central Campus.
  • Queens (New York City) – Flushing Hospital Medical Center.
  • St. Louis – Christian Hospital Northeast-Northwest.
  • Washington, D.C. – MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Source: Becker´s Hospital Review

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