Utilization Report-August 2019

Overview & Observations

The general increasing trend in Observation Admissions was noted in this report (figure 1). Further analysis to identify whether the recent increase observed over the last six months indicated any statistically significant change over the prior period was conducted.A control chart analysis with control limits set at the 3-sigma level did not indicate a significant shift over the past six months (figure 2). However, outliers above the upper control limit were noted for three of the past six months. We will continue to closely monitor.

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