Comparison of Health Outcomes Among Patients Admitted on Busy vs Less Busy Days for Hospitalists

JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Jan 4;5(1):e2144261. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.44261.


This cohort study uses Medicare claims data to analyze health outcomes of Medicare patients admitted to the hospital and being treated by hospitalists on busy vs less busy days.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Crowding*
  • Emergency Service, Hospital / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Length of Stay / statistics & numerical data
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Patient Readmission / statistics & numerical data*
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians' / statistics & numerical data*
  • Workload / statistics & numerical data*