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Table 3 Summary statistics before and after the organizational change, in average MDCs

From: Evaluating organizational change in health care: the patient-centered hospital model

   LoS Re-Admiss.1 Re-Admiss.2 Mortality
PC hospitals
  Obs. Mean. Mean. Mean. Mean.
Before 441 7.210 0.045 0.058 0.050
After 126 7.509 0.037 0.051 0.063
Change   0.300 -0.008 -0.007 0.012
Functional hospitals
Before 9,023 7.859 0.041 0.075 0.060
After 2,53 8.275 0.038 0.078 0.071
Change   0.416 -0.003 0.002 0.011
  1. Source: Our calculations using data provided by the Lombardy Health Care Department
  2. Notes: MDC averages out of 3 PC and 83 functional hospitals
  3. Re-Admiss.1: Re-hospitalization rate (same hosp. & MDC) and
  4. Re-Admiss.2: Re-hospitalization rate (MDC)