• care
  • Steward Health Care System has completed its previously announced agreement to merge with IASIS Healthcare LLC, which means it is adding 18 hospitals to its network including several in Arizona, Texas and Utah. (heraldnews.com)
  • Many of Australia's public hospitals have purpose-built emergency departments, staffed 24 hours a day, providing care for patients who require urgent medical attention. (apo.org.au)
  • patients
  • The aim of this study was to assess total hospital charges and length of stay (LOS) associated with RTIs in Iran and to explore the association with patients' socio-demographic characteristics, insurance status and injury-related factors (e.g. type of road users and safety equipment). (biomedcentral.com)
  • 8,356 patients with RTI admitted to the hospitals were included in the current study. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The variables extracted for the analysis included total hospital charges and length of stay, age, gender, socio-economic and insurance status, injury characteristics, medical outcome and use of safety equipment among the patients. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The study demonstrated that the hospital charges and LOS associated with RTI varied by age, gender, socio-economic status, insurance status, injury characteristics and health outcomes of the patients. (biomedcentral.com)
  • total
  • Univariable analysis using non-parametric methods and multivariable regression analysis were performed to identify the factors associated with total hospital charges and LOS. (biomedcentral.com)
  • study
  • The study was based on the Iranian National Trauma Registry Database (INTRD), which includes data from 14 general hospitals in eight major cities in Iran, for the years 2000 to 2004. (biomedcentral.com)