Skip to main content.

Jared Whitlock's Blog

Last November, I sought to get at the financial impact of more ER visits. Data showed an 18% jump... more »
posted 08/20/19
San Diego hospitals seeking are trying to steer non-emergency patients away from emergency rooms.... more »
posted 11/01/18

Jared Whitlock's Work

San Diego hospitals lose millions annually in psychiatric services. Against that backdrop, where do their financial obligations in behavioral health begin and end? The San Diego County Board of Supervisors recently grappled with the question.
This story was produced as a project for the 2018 Data Fellowship.
ER visits rose 18% from 2012 to 2017, posing financial and operational difficulties.