Webinar: Comparative Hospitals

Hospital Strategic Planning: Comparative Hospitals
Speaker: Lee Ann Lambdin, VP of Strategic Planning – Stratasan

Description: After Defining Your Service Area, the next step in building your hospital strategic plan is to identify your comparative hospitals.

Why “Comparative” and not “Competitive”? Many times we see clients shy away from including sister facilities in their “Competitive” analysis which provides an incomplete picture. Whether you are competitive with a facility or not they need to be included in your research.

What you will you learn:
–How to identify comparative facilities inside and outside of your defined service area
–Metrics to utilize in your analysis
–Available data sources

This educational webinar runs 30 minutes and covers how to best define your service area both for today and for the future changes in healthcare. You will walk away with applicable knowledge on defining the right comparative hospitals and what metrics to define for comparison.

Your speaker:
LeeAnnLambdin_profile_100Lee Ann Lambdin serves as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Stratasan. Her specialties are Hospital Strategic Planning, Community Health Needs Assessments, and Medical Staff Planning. She provides planning guidance to customers, assists with product design and sales, and manages customer accounts.


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Tuesday, February 4, 11 am Central
Thursday, February 6, 1 pm Central

Inpatient Statistics 2010

This is the second entry in our overview series of healthcare statistics in the United States. If you missed the first one, you can find Physician Office Visit Statistics 2010 here.

As the title suggests, this entry will focus in on utilization rates from 2010 for Inpatient visits for the country as a whole.

NOTE: You can click on any of the images below to see the full report image.

The table above illustrates the total number of Inpatient visits in the United States for 2010 broken down by age category.  The overall rate of Inpatient visits for the country is one visit for every 7.88 people.

The table above and below should be looked at in comparison to one another. The above graph shows the incident rate broken down by age group while the graph below represents the total volume of Inpatient visits by age group.

Notice how the overall utilization of Inpatient visits is highest in middle of our lives but closely followed by the end of our lives (by a much smaller population set).

Looking at the table below, the second and third listing as the most frequent Major Diagnostic Codes for Inpatient visits reveals the most likely cause for the majority of Inpatient visits for the age group of 25-45.

Click the above snapshot to see a larger list of Major Diagnostic Categories for Inpatient visits.

Let us know what your reactions are to these Inpatient Statistics from 2010.

Files referenced in this post: Inpatient Demographics 2010 & Inpatient Major Diagnostic Categories 2010

If you are interested in running geo-targeted reports around healthcare utilization projections, click here to get started.