Accession Number:

ADA237548

Title:

A Study to Identify Selected Variables Associated with Length of Stay of Outlier Diagnosis Related Groups at Brooke Army Medical Center

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 88-Jul 89,

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-07-05

Pagination or Media Count:

131.0

Abstract:

Stepwise multiple regression analysis was used to identify 14 variables associated with LOS of 7 DRGs. DRGs 125, 143, 132, 122, 014, and 172 were selected for analysis. Variables found to be associated with LOS were day of admission, day of discharge, preoperative days, number of diagnoses, number of procedures, provider, source of admission, number of consultations, number of laboratory procedures, social work discharge planning, nursing service discharge planning, and number of admissions.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE