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Abstract Number: 164

THE INFLUENCE OF GEOGRAPHIC DISPERSION ON OUTCOMES OF HOSPITALIZED MEDICINE SERVICE PATIENTS

Background: Specialty wards (e.g., cardiology or oncology wards) group clinically similar hospitalized patients in efforts to improve outcomes and costs. When these wards exceed capacity, subsequent patients overflow to “geographically dispersed” alternate wards. Geographic dispersion [...]

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