Effect of Hospital Ownership on Outcomes of Heart Failure Hospitalization.

@article{Akintoye2017EffectOH,
  title={Effect of Hospital Ownership on Outcomes of Heart Failure Hospitalization.},
  author={Emmanuel Akintoye and Alexandros Briasoulis and Alexander C Egbe and Vwaire Orhurhu and Walid Ibrahim and K R Jothi Kumar and Samson Alliu and Hala Nas and David G. Levine and Jarrett J Weinberger},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={120 5},
  pages={
          831-837
        }
}
This study aimed to evaluate the impact of hospital ownership on heart failure (HF) hospitalization outcomes in the United States using data from the National Inpatient Sample of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Hospital ownership was classified into three, namely, nonfederal government, not-for-profit, and for-profit hospitals. Participants were adults hospitalized with a primary diagnosis of HF (2013 to 2014). End points included inpatient mortality, length-of-stay, cost and… CONTINUE READING
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