Hospitalization

Reform Needed to Better Allocate Resources for Hospital-Dependent Patients

Reform Needed to Better Allocate Resources for Hospital-Dependent Patients

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Facility-level and system-level reform is necessary to balance the health needs of hospital-dependent patients with those of the larger hospital community.

Costs of Observation Care vs Short-Stay Hospitalization for Commercially Insured Patients

Costs of Observation Care vs Short-Stay Hospitalization for Commercially Insured Patients

Among commercially insured patients, the cost of observation care has increased, but it is still lower than spending for short-stay hospitalizations.

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