[Investigation on the identification and care of geriatric patients in regular hospitals for acute cases with respect to DRGs].

@article{Heiss2007InvestigationOT,
  title={[Investigation on the identification and care of geriatric patients in regular hospitals for acute cases with respect to DRGs].},
  author={H. W. Heiss},
  journal={Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des Offentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes (Germany))},
  year={2007},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={336-44}
}
  • H. W. Heiss
  • Published 2007 in
    Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des…
The aim of this pilot project, carried out over a period of 4 weeks, was to identify geriatric patients, hospitalised because of acute illness in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg, by means of a data entry form. A preliminary survey was expected to show the extent of medical care of acutely hospitalised geriatric patients in this state with special reference to the DRG system introduced recently. In addition, a questionnaire was used to check on acceptance and practicability of the evaluation… CONTINUE READING