NYC's Hospital System Never Reached Full Capacity in Spring 2020
Plus other observations about citywide hospital data.
We know New York City hospitals experienced a dramatic drop in visits to emergency departments in spring 2020. What about inpatient census? Was the system ever out of beds or bursting at the seams?1 How many patients were placed on ventilators? Did most have covid?
In this post, I’ll speak to these and other questions using data from the New York Departme…