Average length of stay in hospitals in Austria 2011-2020
The average length of stay (ALOS) is one possibility to measure the efficiency of hospitals. It is calculated by dividing the total number of days inpatients stayed in a hospital during a year by the number of admissions or discharges. For health systems, shorter hospital stays represent an important way to reduce healthcare costs.
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