Admission Rates – an example of ‘Intelligent Information’. Dr Rod Jones (ACMA) Healthcare Analysis & Forecasting [email protected] Aims. Often we need to know, ‘how many do we expect’ versus ‘how many are there’ Illustrate some of the issues using acute data
Acute site No I is a high PbR cost site. The real surgical day case rate at this site is low yet it counts very high volumes of events as a ‘day case’.
Intervention rates are only as good as the adjustment used to account for deprivation
IMD is very important and is highly non-linear
The average IMD for this LSOA is 29.9 The HRG described by red line has an apparent rate of 3 but a real rate of 3.7 for the benchmark