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Patient, Hospital, and Local Health System Characteristics Associated With the Use of Observation Stays in Veterans Health Administration Hospitals, 2005 to 2012

Description
Analyzes patient, hospital, and local healthcare system characteristics to determine the extent of their influence on the variation in the length of observation stays in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) hospitals. Includes breakdowns by Rural Urban Community Area (RUCA) categories.
Author(s)
Brad Wright, Amy M.J. O'Shea, Justin M. Glasgow, Padmaja Ayyagari, Mary Vaughan-Sarrazin
Citation
Medicine (Baltimore), 95(36), e4802
Date
09/2016
Type
Document
Tagged as
Hospitals · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Veterans