Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 20th, 2002
HCUPnet (www.ahrq.gov/data/hcup/hcupnet.htm), the agency's interactive, online hospital statistics tool, showed that the total average charge for treating a heart attack patient rose from $20,578 in 1993 to $28,663 in 2000, while during the same period the average number of days a patient spent in the hospital fell by 26% - from 7.4...
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