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But we could not find any relationship between hospital volume
and 30-day risk-adjusted mortality rates (1.3% in low, 1.0% in medium and 1.1% in high volume hospitals) following PCI in Korea (Table 4).
Cases and incidence rates of hospital-onset MRSA infection by volume of hospital, at 29 acute care hospitals, Connecticut, USA, 2001-2010 * Hospital volume
"In an era of diminishing marketing resources, it is irresponsible for marketing officers to squander hospital resources or allocate resources to marketing actions that cannot be measured for their effectiveness in their impact on hospital volume
and revenue." Without bottom line results, marketing becomes a dispensable commodity
Consultants at the conference also noted that hospital volume
for profitable procedures, not surprisingly, tends to go up over time compared to volume for less profitable procedures.
In yet another study of the relationship between experience and outcomes, hospital volume
was found to inversely relate to surgical mortality.
The benefits of specialist care were too intertwined with hospital volume
and patient characteristics to allow any hard-and-fast conclusions, he says.
Effects of surgeon volume and hospital volume
on quality of care in hospitals.
They find a strong negative relationship between hospital volume
and mortality rates.
An association between hospital volume
and outcomes has been noted for many conditions and procedures (Luft et al., 1990; Flood and Scott, 1987).
The implanting physician's across-hospital degree was more strongly correlated with physician volume compared with hospital volume
([rho] = 0.39 and 0.07, respectively).