A Retrospective Study: Do Hospital Length of Stay, Direct Variable Cost, and 30-Day Readmission Differ With the Implementation of the Rothman Index?
Date of Award
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Anne M. Barker EdD, RN
Kerry Milner DNSC, RN
Joan Rimar DNSc, RN
The trend of an acutely ill patient's general condition is not always clearly evident. Medical errors, misjudgments, use of inappropriate resources and preventable deaths can occur. Clinical decision-making in acute care is difficult due to increasing acuity, many involved clinicians, and massive quantities of patient data and information.
Banoff, Karen M., "A Retrospective Study: Do Hospital Length of Stay, Direct Variable Cost, and 30-Day Readmission Differ With the Implementation of the Rothman Index?" (2013). Nursing Dissertations. 4.