Pat Hagan’s Editorial in JAMA

Pat Hagan, JWA Associate and former President and Chief Operating Officer of Seattle Children’s Hospital, wrote an editorial for the recent issue of JAMA Pediatrics

Speaking from personal experience as a healthcare administrator and as a son, “More than once during the last years of my father’s life, I found myself navigating for him and my mother the many challenges and frustrations of hospitalization.” He discusses the issues surrounding staffing on weekends versus weekdays in hospitals based on patient elective admissions.

See the attached pdf for the full article.

Weekend_Hospitalization_Hagan_article

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