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Stephen Berger

Stephen Berger

  • whats the data point

    What's The [Data] Point? Episode 105 -- 21,200 - Hospital Beds in New York, with Stephen Berger and Dr. Mitchell Katz [You can download What's The [Data] Point? wherever you get your podcasts, including on iTunes]

    21,200 is the total number of inpatient hospital beds in New York State—approximately 2.5 beds for every 1,000 people. The pandemic has brought a significant attention to New York's health care system, and some have called for greater hospital capacity to help New York be better prepared for the future.