1. Determining Factors Influencing Length of Stay and Predicting Length of Stay Using Data Mining in the General Surgery Department

Samaneh Aghajani; Mehrdad Kargari

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 53-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010251

Abstract
  Background: Length of stay is one of the most important indicators in assessing hospital performance. A shorter stay can reduce the costs per discharge and shift care from inpatient to less expensive post-acute settings. It can lead to a greater readmission rate, better resource management, and more ...  Read More