Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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May 24, 2007 - CHP/PCOR In the News

Premature newborns fare better in large hospitals

CHP/PCOR associate Ciaran Phibbs was the lead author of a recent Stanford/VA study that found that premature newborns face a higher risk of death when treated in smaller intensive care units at community hospitals. Other CHP/PCOR members who worked on the study include fellow Laurence Baker and adjunct associate Roderic Phibbs .

The study also received coverage from the Associated Press -- the AP piece appeared in the Boston Globe, Forbes.com, and the Seattle Times, among other outlets.






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