TABLE 2.7 Percent Change in Selected Hospital Performance Indicators, United States, 1993–1995

 

Quarter Ending March

Year-to-Date March

Year Ending March

Indicator

1993–1994

1994–1995

1993–1994

1994–1995

1993–1994

1994–1995

Utilization

Staffed beds

-1.2

-1.5

-1.2

-1.5

-0.8

-1.6

Admissions

0.2

3.2

0.2

3.2

0.8

1.6

Inpatient days

-2.9

-2.6

-2.9

-2.6

-2.4

-2.9

Average length of stay

-3.1

-5.6

-3.1

-5.6

-3.2

-4.4

Outpatient visits

3.9

13.0

3.9

13.0

5.9

9.3

Surgical operations

0.3

6.4

0.3

6.4

1.0

4.1

Births

-2.3

-1.0

-2.3

-1.0

-1.9

-1.5

65-and-over admissions

2.3

5.2

2.3

5.2

3.0

2.8

65-and-over inpatient days

-1.1

-3.0

-1.1

-3.0

-1.9

-2.8

65-and-over length of stay

-3.4

-7.8

-3.4

-7.8

-4.8

-5.3

Under-65 admissions

-1.1

1.9

-1.1

1.9

-0.5

0.9

Under-65 inpatient days

-4.6

-2.1

-4.6

-2.1

-2.8

-3.0

Under-65 length of stay

-3.5

-4.0

-3.5

-4.0

-2.3

-3.9

 

SOURCE: American Hospital Association, Economic Trends, 1995.



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