Enhanced weekend service: an affordable means to increased hospital procedure volume

Bell, Chaim M.; Redelmeier, Donald A.
February 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p503
Academic Journal
Discusses a study that explored the effect of using weekend days to increase acute medical care productivity in Canadian hospitals. Procedures examined that reflect diverse technologies and are regularly used in acute medical care; Decrease in the volume of procedures performed on weekends compared with weekdays; Obstacles to consider in acute medical care.


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