Accession Number : AD0766377
Title : The Determinants of Emergency and Elective Admissions to Hospitals.
Descriptive Note : Doctoral thesis,
Corporate Author : CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ARLINGTON VA
Personal Author(s) : Silverman,Lester P.
Report Date : JUL 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 146
Abstract : The reports investigates three topics associated with admissions to non-profit short-term hospitals. Chapter 1 examines properties of alternative models for predicting daily emergency admissions in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Chapter 2 structures a cross-section time-series model of emergency admissions to individual hospitals. Chapter 3 formalizes and tests a descriptive model of hospital admissions decisions on urgent and elective patients.
Descriptors : (*HOSPITALS, MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING), DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE), DISEASES, AGING(PHYSIOLOGY), PREDICTIONS, THESES
Subject Categories : Administration and Management
Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE