Table 1

Study site characteristics in comparison to all public hospitals in Lombardy and Italy

Sacco Hospital

Lombardy Region

Italy


Size

n. of inpatient beds

522

542

289

n. of day hospital beds

66

58.4

34

N. of admissions in 2005

inpatient

16,322

18,791

10,785

day hospital

1,231

2,783

1,342

Average LOS in 2005

10.6

12.31

11.08

Case mix index

1.11

1.07

1


LOS = length of stay

Tarricone et al. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2010 8:8   doi:10.1186/1478-7547-8-8

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