Thursday Sep 08, 2022

Hospital quality of care linked to racial disparities in unexpected newborn complications

Today we discuss a study that describes associations between race/ethnicity, hospital of birth and ‘unexpected newborn complications’ in low-risk term neonates in New York City. Kristine Schmitz (1) and Lawrence Charles Kleinman (2) are the authors of a commentary published by EBN on that study. They tell Evidence-Based Nursing Associate Editor, Kerry Gaskin, how the quality of care in the hospital of delivery has a direct relation with more unexpected neonatal complications in black and hispanic infants. Read the commentary: Hospital Quality of Care and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Unexpected Newborn Complications ( Commentary on: Glazer KB, Zeitlin J, Egorova NN, et al. Hospital quality of care and racial and ethnic disparities in unexpected newborn complications. Pediatrics 2021;148:e2020024091. doi:10.1542/peds.2020-024091. Please subscribe to the Evidence-Based Nursing podcast via all podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify, to get the latest podcast every month. If you enjoy our podcast, please consider leaving us a review or a comment on the Evidence-Based Nursing podcast iTunes page ( Thank you for listening. (1) Pediatrics, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Pediatrics, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

(2) Urban-Global Public Health, Rutgers School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ, USA

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