Accession Number : ADA185443


Title :   An Ambulatory Surgery Service Feasibility Study at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : ARMY INST OF SURGICAL RESEARCH FORT SAM HOUSTON TX


Personal Author(s) : Borders, Jr, William S


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a185443.pdf


Report Date : Aug 1978


Pagination or Media Count : 89


Abstract : This feasibility study discussed the possible cost saving opportunities and improved utilization of the military health services system through the implementation of an Ambulatory Surgery Service. The author made recommendations about the organization and operation of the system. He also recommended that the future experiences of the Army Medical Center's ambulatory surgery services be analyzed, documented and reported.


Descriptors :   *MEDICAL SERVICES , *SURGERY , FEASIBILITY STUDIES , MILITARY MEDICINE , HOSPITALIZATIONS , HOSPITALS , OUTPATIENT CLINICS , HEALTH CARE FACILITIES , COST ESTIMATES , COST EFFECTIVENESS


Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE