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ScrippsHealth: quality planning for clinical processes of care.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10126924     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
KEY FINDINGS: In the first six months the CareTracs were in place, lengths of stay decreased by 20 to 30 percent and charges were reduced by approximately 20 percent. Patients in DRG 107 (coronary artery bypass graft without cardiac catheterization), on average, now spend less time in ICU and are extubated sooner -- improvements that have, in turn, reduced the incidence of nosocomial pneumonia.
S Andersson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Quality letter for healthcare leaders     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1047-5311     ISO Abbreviation:  Qual Lett Healthc Lead     Publication Date:  1993 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-08-06     Completed Date:  1993-08-06     Revised Date:  2014-07-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9309472     Medline TA:  Qual Lett Healthc Lead     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2-4     Citation Subset:  H    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiology Service, Hospital / standards*
Cardiovascular Diseases / surgery*
Clinical Protocols / standards*
Management Quality Circles
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) / statistics & numerical data

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