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2022 Mar 01

JAMA Netw Open



Assessment of a Crisis Standards of Care Scoring System for Resource Prioritization and Estimated Excess Mortality by Race, Ethnicity, and Socially Vulnerable Area During a Regional Surge in COVID-19.


Riviello ED, Dechen T, O'Donoghue AL, Cocchi MN, Hayes MM, Molina RL, Moraco NH, Mosenthal A, Rosenblatt M, Talmor N, Walsh DP, Sontag DN, Stevens JP
JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Mar 01; 5(3):e221744.
PMID: 35289860.


Crisis standards of care (CSOC) scores designed to allocate scarce resources during the COVID-19 pandemic could exacerbate racial disparities in health care.