Variation in Length of Stay and Outcomes among Hospitalized Patients Attributable to Hospitals and Hospitalists

Abstract

There have been no prior population-based studies of variation in performance of hospitalists. To measure the variation in performance of hospitalists. Retrospective research design of 100 % Texas Medicare data using multilevel, multivariable models. 131,710 hospitalized patients cared for by 1,099 hospitalists in 268 hospitals from 2006–2009. We calculated… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11606-012-2255-6

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