The relationship between hospital characteristics and the cost of hospital care.

Academic Article


  • This article examines the relationship between hospital characteristics and costs of hospital care, using the 1991 American Hospital Association Annual Survey of Hospitals. The results discussed herein have implications for hospital executives, researchers and policymakers.
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  • Bed Occupancy, Data Collection, Hospital Administration, Hospital Bed Capacity, Hospital Costs, Hospitals, Teaching, Insurance, Health, Reimbursement, Medical Staff, Hospital, Ownership, Personnel Staffing and Scheduling, Regression Analysis, Salaries and Fringe Benefits, United States
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    Author List

  • Rivers PA; Bae S
  • Start Page

  • 256
  • End Page

  • 263
  • Volume

  • 13
  • Issue

  • 4