Pediatric Milliman and Robertson length-of-stay criteria: are they realistic?

@article{Sills2000PediatricMA,
  title={Pediatric Milliman and Robertson length-of-stay criteria: are they realistic?},
  author={Marion R. Sills and Zhihuan Jennifer Huang and Cheng Shao and Mark F Guagliardo and James M. Chamberlain and Jill G. Joseph},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={105 4 Pt 1},
  pages={733-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Guidelines for inpatient length of stay (LOS) have been developed by several groups; among the most widely applied are those published by Milliman and Robertson (M&R). Few published reports have examined the relationship of actual practice to such guidelines, none in pediatric populations. This study was designed to compare pediatric practice in a large and defined population to M&R LOS criteria. METHODS Administrative data from New York State in 1995 were used to examine LOS for… CONTINUE READING