Trends and Regional Variation in Hospital Mortality, Length of Stay and Cost in Hospital of Ischemic Stroke Patients in Alberta Accompanying the Provincial Reorganization of Stroke Care


OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to evaluate the trends and regional variation of stroke hospital care in 30-day in-hospital mortality, hospital length of stay (LOS), and 1-year total hospitalization cost after implementation of the Alberta Provincial Stroke Strategy.

Publication Type: Journal Articles

Year of Publication: 2016

Topics: Health Economics / Healthcare Costs, Healthcare Services

Authors: Arto Ohinmaa, Yufei Zheng, Thomas Jeerakathil, Scott Klarenbach, Unto Häkkinen, Thanh Nguyen, Dan Friesen, Jane Ruseski, Padma Kaul, Ruolz Ariste, Philip Jacobs

ISSN: 1052-3057

Journal Title: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases

Volume: epub ahead of print