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Long-stay patients in short-stay hospitals

Margaret Jean Hall

Long-stay patients in short-stay hospitals

by Margaret Jean Hall

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Published by [U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics in [Hyattsville, Md.] (6525 Belcrest Rd., Hyattsville 20782) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospital utilization -- United States -- Length of stay -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLong stay patients in short stay hospitals
    Statementby Margaret Jean Hall and Lola Jean Kozak
    SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (PHS) 93-1250, Advance data from vital and health statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics -- no. 229, Advance data from vital and health statistics of the National Center for Health Statistics -- no. 229, DHHS publication -- no. (PHS) 93-1250
    ContributionsKozak, Lola Jean, National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16733840M

    However, in some cases, patients have to stay in the hospital for long periods of time. Most people who need inpatient services go to an acute care hospital for a short stay. Long-term care hospitals are certified as acute care hospitals, but they specifically focus on patients who, on average, stay more than 25 days. Ensuring the delivery of appropriate care and treatment is crucial for quality of care; length of stay in hospital may be irrelevant to this process. The relationship between length of in-hospital stay (LOS) and quality of care is difficult. LOS is determined by a complex interweaving network of multiple supply and demand factors which operate at macro-, meso-, and micro-levels.

    *A short-stay patient is one who has stayed at a SNF for days or less, a “long-stay” patient is one whose stay exceeds days. Short-Stay Measures. Percentage of patients discharged to the community. Right now about 54% of patients who are admitted nationally improve well enough to be discharged home or to a non-institutional setting.   I currently work in a children's short stay unit. All it is, is a hour observation type of unit. This is used for post-op's, such as tonsillectomies and the like. The patients are either discharged after they 23 hours or sooner, or are transferred to another unit.:) .

      long-stay outliers. The length of stay trim point that identifies long-stay outliers is set so that roughly 5% of patients will be long-stay outliers. The mean length of stay of this small group of patients increased from days in to days in By contrast, the average length of stay of the vast majority of patients only increased.   To determine the extent to which and day hospital readmission and mortality rates differ as a function of whether a chest pain patient is placed in observation status or admitted to the hospital for a short-stay (short-stay admissions for chest pain at Veterans Health Administration hospitals between .


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Long-stay patients in short-stay hospitals by Margaret Jean Hall Download PDF EPUB FB2

Long-stay patients in short-stay hospitals. [Hyattsville, Md.]: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Long-stay patients in short-stay hospitals. Hall MJ(1), Kozak LJ. Author information: (1)Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics. In andonly percent of patients in short-stay hospitals were hospitalized for more than 3 Cited by: 2.

Commission on Professional and Hospital Activities. Length of stay in short-term general hospitals, New York, Blakiston Division, McGraw-Hill [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Commission on Professional and Hospital Activities.

OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages illustrations. Temporary furnished housing with Furnished Quarters is a great alternative to hotels for healthcare workers, patients and their families on extended medical stays.

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long stay patients in ED accessible beds* at Liverpool Hospital: • 70 patients with a LOS > 30 days • 14 patients with a LOS > days • 4 patients with a LOS > days • Longest patient LOS > days LOS >30 day episodes in at Liverpool Hospital.

Results. No overall differences between long-stay and short-stay patients emerged in terms of symptom severity or diagnostic status. Admission to a private inpatient facility and display of violent behavior during hospital stay were the most powerful predictors of long-stay.

In addition to the comprehensive quality rating, Nursing Home Compare now also displays two new quality ratings, one based on short-stay patients and one based on long-stay patients.

This separation will prove useful to hospitals that are primarily concerned with the short-stay population. Nearlypatients currently spend over three weeks in an acute hospital each year.

Many of these are older people with reduced functional ability (frailty) and/or cognitive impairment (delirium or dementia).

Long-stay patients account for about 8% of overnight admissions, have an average length of stay (LoS) of about 40 days. In the case of pneumonia and heart attack patients, one additional day in the hospital can reduce their mortality risks by 22 percent and 7 percent, respectively.

When compared to outpatient management programs, one extra day in the hospital for pneumonia and heart attack patients resulted in five to six times more lives saved. Throughout this document, the term “patient status reviews” will be used to refer to medical record reviews conducted by the QIOs to determine the appropriateness of Part A payment for short stay inpatient hospital claims (i.e., assessing whether Part A (inpatient) or Part B (outpatient) payment is most appropriate).

RAC reviews and the hospital rebilling program, and withdraw the entirety of CMS’s two-midnight rule. • Hospital short-stay payment penalty: The Commission recommends that the Secretary evaluate a payment penalty on hospitals with excess rates of short inpatient stays to substitute, in whole or in part, for RAC review of short inpatient stays.

Objectives We developed an outcome indicator based on the finding that complications often prolong the patient's hospital stay. A higher percentage of patients with an unexpectedly long length of stay (UL-LOS) compared to the national average may indicate shortcomings in patient safety.

We explored the utility of the UL-LOS indicator. Setting We used data of 61 Dutch hospitals. Hospitalization often results in a decline in functioning for older adults due to interactions of aging, disease, and hospital factors. Hospital length of stay (HLOS) has been shown to predict functional decline for older adults, with longer HLOS associated with a greater likelihood of decline.

HLOS has been decreasing in recent decades. Severely ill individuals are. short-stay hospitals. These patients used million days of care during the year.

Their average length of stay was days. About one half of all patients discharged from short-stay hospitals expected private insurance to pay for all or part of their hospitalization.

Patients hospitalized during accounted for discharges and 1,   Background: Short-stay units (SSUs) provide an alternative to traditional inpatient services for patients with short anticipated hospital stays. Yet little is known about which patient.

Impact of insurance and hospital ownership on hospital length of stay among patients with ambulatory care-sensitive conditions. Ann Fam Med. ;9(6) 7. If those patients in hospital for two years or less are classified as short-stay, and those in hospital from two to five years as medium-stay, this leaves % of the men ( patients) and % of the women ( patients) in the long-stay group (table I).

Case study hospitals and much of the literature emphasise the importance of focusing on approaches to improve patient flow through the hospital post-admission and developing a culture of proactive patient management. The following approaches were highlighted as having a positive impact on improving flow and length of stay.

Early senior input. At least one Boston hospital is working with former ICU patients and their family members to improve conditions. The volunteer advisory group has produced a number of novel suggestions. One was to remove posted visiting hours so that family members feel empowered to stay as long as they want, potentially resulting in better communication.

pervision. A total of patients had exhibited a significant problemat-ic behavior in the previous 30 days. Conclusions:Although the number of long-stay patients in state psychiatric hospitals declined dramatically during the second half of the 20th century, a small group of patients still requires care in this setting.

Short-Stay Hospitals: Demographic,Diagnostic,and SurgicalStatistics UnitedStates, Statistics are presented on the utilization of short-stay hospitals based on data collected by means of the National Hospital Dis­ charge Survey from a national sample of hospital records of dis­ charged patients.Many hospitals use a short-stay unit (SSU) for medical patients thought to require a brief hospitalisation The implementation of these units is presumed to create capacity within the hospital by expediting the care of co-located patients with uncomplicated medical problems.6 Many medical SSUs have a narrow clinical focus, such as patients with chest pain or.

"Reducing length of stay is the holy grail of hospital management because it means patients are getting higher quality, more cost-effective care," senior study author Patricia Stone, Ph.D., R.N.