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Characteristics of Weekday and Weekend Hospital Admissions, 2007.

Ryan K, Levit K, Davis PH. HCUP Statistical Brief #87. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; March 2010.

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March 17, 2010
Ryan K, Levit K, Davis PH. HCUP Statistical Brief #87. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; March 2010.

Using data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, this report analyzed characteristics of weekend hospital stays and found that patients experienced delays in receiving care compared with patients admitted during the week.