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Table 1 Hospital lengths of stay and complications medical/surgical patients by APR DRG and severity of illness major PPC 16 - urinary tract infection Syracuse Hospitals January - September 2008 - 2009

From: Inpatient hospital complications and lengths of stay: a short report

  Patients with PPC Patients at Risk without PPC Excess Days for PPC Patients
  Number of Discharges Patient Days Mean LOS Per Discharge Median LOS Per Discharge Number of Discharges Patient Days Mean LOS Per Discharge Median LOS Per Discharge  
January - September 2008          
   Community General 52 564 10.8 10.0 1,359 5,938 4.4 3.6 332.8
Hospital          
   Crouse Hospital 67 1,158 17.3 11.2 1,414 7,659 4.4 5.3 864.3
   St. Joseph's Hospital 108 1,548 14.3 12.0 3,104 18,514 6.0 4.8 896.4
Health Center          
   Total 227 3,270 14.4 10.4 5,877 32,111 5.5 4.4 2,020.3
January - September 2009          
   Community General 29 485 16.7 15.0 664 3,260 4.9 3.8 342.2
Hospital          
   Crouse Hospital 80 1,224 15.3 9.5 1,486 7,733 5.2 4.7 808.0
   St. Joseph's Hospital 95 1,837 19.3 17.0 3,032 17,672 5.8 5.1 1,282.5
Health Center          
   Total 204 3,546 17.4 14.0 5,182 28,665 5.5 4.8 2,427.6
  1. For mean lengths of stay comparisons within individual hospitals p = .05.
  2. Medical/Surgical exclude rehabilitation.
  3. Sources: Hospital Executive Council; 3M Health Information Systems.