Record ID 31998008947
The report examines presurgical admissions and day surgery in Saskatchewan.
Authors' recommendations: Among the study panels key findings were that Saskatchewan hospitals can save money without adversely affecting quality of care by admitting most patients on the day of their surgery, and that increased use of day surgery can reduce bed use and improve quality of care.
Authors' methods: Overview
Project Status: Completed
URL for project: http://www.hqc.sk.ca/resources.html
Year Published: 1993
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
- Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
- Costs and Cost Analysis
- Delivery of Health Care
- General Surgery
Organisation Name: Health Services Utilization and Research Commission
Contact Address: Health Services Utilization and Research Committee Box 46, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon SK S7N 0W8, Canada Tel: (306) 655-1500, Fax: (306) 655-1462
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