TITLE

New Methodology for Analyzing Fluctuating Unit Activity

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobson, Ann K.; Seltzer, Joyce E.; Darn, Eric J.
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Nursing Economic$;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a method for examining patient turnover in hospitals. Changes in admission and discharge practices; Frequency of turnover of inpatients with shorter lengths of stay; Determination of average daily census and percent of unit occupancy; Development of model illustrating difference between actual midnight census and daily `total treated' patients.
ACCESSION #
1540207

 

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