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. Joining the podcast are two of New York's leading health care experts: Stephen Berger, who was Chairman of the New York State Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century, and Dr. Mitchell Katz, President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals.