As hospitals move toward value-based care, reducing length of stay has become a top priority. The national average length of stay for hospitals significantly decreased from 9 days in 1990 to 5 days in 2014, representing a 44 percent drop, according to CMS. However, to stay competitive and to lower costs, experts say there’s more work to be done.
Efficiency in hospital operations can tackle length of stay — how AI can help
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