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Table 2 Hospital lengths of stay and complications medical/surgical patients by APR DRG and severity of illness major PPC 04 - pneumonia & other lung infections 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 33 372 11.3 10.7 728 3,598 4.9 4.7 211.2
Hospital          
   Crouse Hospital 31 481 15.5 9.5 617 3,568 5.8 4.8 300.7
   St. Joseph's Hospital 148 3,827 25.9 24.0 3,073 18,279 5.9 5.4 2,960.0
Health Center          
   Total 212 4,680 22.1 16.0 4,418 25,445 5.8 5.1 3,455.6
January - September 2009          
   Community General 34 515 15.1 12.5 679 3,347 4.9 3.9 346.8
Hospital          
   Crouse Hospital 53 982 18.5 16.5 1,076 5,679 5.3 5.2 699.6
   St. Joseph's Hospital 115 2,256 19.6 15.5 2,750 16,015 5.8 5.5 1,587.0
Health Center          
   Total 202 3,753 18.6 14.0 4,505 25,041 5.6 5.1 2,626.0
  1. University Hospital data not included because of coding problems identified in 2008 data.
  2. Medical/Surgical exclude rehabilitation.
  3. Sources: Hospital Executive Council; 3M Health Information Systems.