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Title: Why Use Swing Beds? Conversations With Hospital Administrators and Staff. Findings Brief (April 2012)
Abstract: This findings brief explores swing bed trends, costs, and clinical uses in rural communities. It used the Medicare Hospital Costs Reports to identify hospitals with swing beds and interviewed pertinent personnel in all four U.S. Census regions in both critical access hospitals and those paid under the prospective payment system. The findings brief presents key findings and includes references.
Inv. Code: ORHP00561
Year: 2012
Language(s): English
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Length: 2 pp.
Audience: Professionals, Researchers
Pub. Type: Brief
Author(s): Victoria A. Freeman, RN, DrPH, Andrea Radford, DrPH, MHA

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