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Table 4 Comparison of major expenses for the entire study clinic population between 2004 and 2005 in USD (1 USD = 4.45 NIS).

From: An intervention program to reduce the number of hospitalizations of elderly patients in a primary care clinic

Expense 2004 2005 Difference (%)
General hospitalization 1,121,910 988,407 --133,503 (--11.9)
Elective hospitalization 495,218 476,412 --18,806 (--3.8)
Ambulatory costs 315,169 368,761 53,592 (17.0)
Imaging procedures 141,423 145,767 4,345 (3.1)
Emergency room visits 128,497 138,765 10,268 (8.0)
Hospital day care 59,157 65,028 5,871 (9.9)
Prolonged illness (nursing care) 266,785 98,817 --167,968 (--63.0)
Medications 207,759 183,321 --24,438 (--11.8)
Disposables 21,819 19,129 --2,690 (--12.3)
Different patient payments --43,618 --39,620 3,998 (9.2)
All expenses 2,714,119 2,444,787 --269,332 (--9.9)