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