Determining the Length of Stay and Duration of Illness for Psychiatric Inpatients Using Multivariate Modelling
Mental and behavioural diseases account for a considerable portion of the worldwide disease burden. According to WHO predictions, by 2020, this burden will have increased by 15%, having a considerable impact on health as well as major social, human rights, and economic ramifications in all nations around the world....Read More
How a Crowded Emergency Department Became Non-crowded and Crowded Back within 10 Years: Is It an ED Leadership Failure or a Hospital Leadership Failure, or Maybe Both?
Background: from 1993 until 2013 our Emergency Department (ED) went through three periods, with different ED manager each. Although the number of beds, visits and admissions during these three periods didn’t change significantly, a change in the ED’s policy, without a change in the hospital’s policy, converted a very...Read More