The short stay observation unit is your best choice for an alternative to traditional inpatient services, because it provides the provisions necessary for those with short expected hospital stays. This provides more space and resources available for you and your loved ones when you need extensive service. Best of all, the existence of a short stay observation unit in LA provides added benefits when it comes to unforeseen events that can lead to widespread illness or injury.
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When a unit is in place, those who qualify for its use could save an average of around $1,572 per visit. This translates into an astonishing $4.6 million annually for hospitals and around 3,600 beds freed up for those in dire need of more intense care.
Aside from a decrease in admission and cost savings, there are a number of other ways in which the use of an Urgent 9 LA observation unit can be of benefit. Just some of these include:
Healthcare and government officials are always working together to come up with new and innovative ways to maximize the level of quality available at hospitals and other facilities, and the widespread use of short stay observation units has proven to produce a variety of positive results. It’s expected that the use of observation units will continue to expand to increase the number of patients receiving treatment as well as save both patients and hospitals money.