Als Co-Autor mit Prof. Günter Kampf
The official number of hospitalized COVID-19 cases based on the World Health Organization definition (a person with confirmed detection of SARS-CoV‑2) is used in public health reporting and may have major implications on public health measures. But the definition may not adequately describe whether patients were admitted for COVID-19 or if the principal diagnosis was another disease and the patient acquired COVID-19 in the hospital or was tested positive for SARS-CoV‑2 during the hospital stay without any respiratory tract symptoms. That is why we analysed the remuneration data of the national health insurances during the first three COVID-19 waves in Germany (January 2020―May 2021) provided by the Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System.
Weiterlesen im International Journal of Epidemiology
Anmerkung: Die Inhalte dieses Beitrags wurden zuvor in einem Beitrag auf Multipolar veröffentlicht.