The number of inpatient consultations is negatively correlated with patient satisfaction in patients with prolonged hospital stays.

@article{Schmocker2016TheNO,
  title={The number of inpatient consultations is negatively correlated with patient satisfaction in patients with prolonged hospital stays.},
  author={Ryan K Schmocker and Sara E Holden and Xia Vang and Stephanie T Lumpkin and Linda M Cherney Stafford and Glen Leverson and Emily R. Winslow},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={212 2},
  pages={282-8}
}
BACKGROUND Patient satisfaction is often measured using the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. Our aim was to examine the structural and clinical determinants of satisfaction among inpatients with prolonged lengths of stays (LOS). METHODS Adult patients who were admitted between 2009 and 2012, had a LOS of 21 days or… CONTINUE READING