average length of stay


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average length of stay

Managed care The average period in days that the average person stays in hospital for a particular procedure or with a particular illness.

MedspeakUK A term of art referring to the time a patient spends in hospital before being discharged. The ALoS can vary in different hospitals by 2 weeks or more for otherwise “standard” procedures (e.g., hip replacements and bowel surgery).

average length of stay

Managed care The total number of Pt days divided by the number of admissions and discharges during a specified period of time, which results in an average number of days in the hospital for each person admitted
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Combined with the sharp increase in hotel revenues and a growth in the average length of stay, this is likely to see more hotel operators choose to build in Dubai and a number of new properties are slated to open during 2013 including Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa and The Oberoi Dubai on Shaikh Zayed Road.
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Indian guests amounted to 10,754, which was up 16per cent on February 2012, and translated into 54,418 guests nights -- a 54per cent rise- and an average length of stay of 3.
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The average length of stay is about four or five months, and tenants must move out on short notice.
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7-day lower average length of stay in the nonteaching service.
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