The high cost of critical care unit over-utilization for patients with NSTE ACS

There is substantial variability among hospitals in critical care unit (CCU) utilization for patients admitted with non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes (NSTE ACS). We estimated the potential cost saving if all hospitals adopted low CCU utilization practices for patients with NSTE ACS.

Year of Publication: 2018

Authors: Sean van Diepen, Dat Tran, Justin Ezekowitz, David Zygun, Jason Katz, Renato Lopes, L. Kristin Newby, Finlay McAlister, Padma Kaul