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Data for Nursing Unit A in HADM Memorial Hospital

    Statistical Data for Nursing Unit A in HADM Memorial Hospital    Using the data provided in Table EX 9.5 , calculate the following ratios and compare them to the benchmark values of a peer group shown in brackets ” [ ]” :    a.   Case – mix index [1.20]. Does Unit A serve more severe patients?     b.    Adjusted Nursing Hours per Adjusted Discharge [32.81]. What would be the reasons for the difference between Unit A and the benchmark productivity ratio?     c.    Nursing Salary Expense per Adjusted Discharges [1,294.27]. What steps would you take based on this ratio?     d.   Percentage of Adjusted Nursing Hours in Direct Patient Care [.64].     Quantitative Methods in Health Care Management: Techniques and Applications

MeasurementsUnit A
Annual Hours Worked (paid)210,000
Annual Patient Days14,500
Average Length of Stay4.5
Patient Classi cation
Low-Level Care (3.0)*0.35
High-Level Care (9.0)0.65
Skill-Mix Distribution
RNs ($40/hr)0.70
LPNs ($30/hr)   0.20
NAs ($15/hr)
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