Accession Number:

ADA327800

Title:

Differences Between Length of Stay and Healthcare Costs When Compared with Traditional and Clinical Path Management.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-07-29

Pagination or Media Count:

111.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study is to describe the relationship of clinical pathways to length of stay LOS and healthcare costs in an Air Force Medical Center when compared to traditional care. This study compared clinical pathway client management with traditional client management of two medical diagnoses in two different populations pediatric reactive airway diseaseasthma treatment and adult coronary artery bypass grafting.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE