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The effect of managed care on ICU length of stay: implications for medicare

Angus, DC and Linde-Zwirble, WT and Sirio, CA and Rotondi, AJ and Chelluri, L and Newbold, RC and Lave, JR and Pinsky, Michael R (1996) The effect of managed care on ICU length of stay: implications for medicare. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 276 (13). 1075 - 1082. ISSN 0098-7484

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Though patients covered under managed care consume fewer ICU resources, this appears to be primarily attributable to a difference in patient-related factors. Thus, as managed care case mix changes in the future to include sicker and older patients, the initial advantages of reduced resource consumption may diminish


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Angus, DC
Linde-Zwirble, WT
Sirio, CA
Rotondi, AJ
Chelluri, L
Newbold, RC
Lave, JR
Pinsky, Michael Rpinsky@pitt.eduPINSKY
Date: 2 October 1996
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association
Volume: 276
Number: 13
Publisher: American Medical Association
Page Range: 1075 - 1082
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1001/jama.1996.03540130073033
Schools and Programs: School of Medicine > Critical Care Medicine
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0098-7484
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Article Type: Research Article
PubMed ID: 8847771
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2012 19:56
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2017 14:05


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