Patient characteristics, subsequent health care use of SARS-CoV-2 testing initiation in safety-net health system


What The Study Did:

Researchers

found differences in sociodemographic and clinical characteristics by entry location for SARS-


CoV-2 testing within a safety-net health system. White and English-speaking individuals


disproportionately initiated testing via telehealth visits, while Black, Native American and


non-English-speaking patients disproportionately initiated testing through the emergency department.


Authors:


Rohan Khazanchi, B.A,. Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute in Minneapolis, is the

corresponding author.


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