front 1 What term would be applied to a comparison of the number of female
patients to the number of male | back 1 Ratio |
front 2 Suppose that there are six males in a class of twenty students. What
term could be used to | back 2 Proportion |
front 3 What descriptive statistics is calculated by applying this equation: (x/y) x 10n? | back 3 Ratio |
front 4 In May, 270 women were admitted to the Obstetrics service. Of these,
263 women delivered; 33 | back 4 263 |
front 5 Suppose that you want to display the number of deaths due to breast
cancer for the years 1990 | back 5 Line graph |
front 6 Suppose that you want to display the average length of stay by gender
and service for the month of | back 6 Bar chart |
front 7 If you are interested in displaying the parts of a whole in graphic
form, what graphic technique | back 7 Pie chart |
front 8 In a frequency distribution, the lowest value is 5 and the highest value is 20. What is the range? | back 8 15 |
front 9 I just realized that we may be misleading administration with the
data we provided them. | back 9 Failed to adjust the baseline |
front 10 AHRQ | back 10 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality |
front 11 What rates would adequately describe the observed number of deaths in a community? | back 11 20/100,000 in January 2000 |
front 12 What rate describes the number of new cases of an illness for a specific time period? | back 12 Incidence rate |
front 13 What term is used to describe the number of inpatients present at the
census- taking time each | back 13 Daily inpatient census |
front 14 What unit of measure is used to indicate the services received by one
inpatient in a 24-hour | back 14 Inpatient service day |
front 15 What rate is used to compare the number of inpatient deaths to the
total number of inpatient | back 15 Gross hospital death rate |
front 16 Suppose a patient who underwent orthopedic surgery acquired
Klebsiella pneumonia while | back 16 As a postoperative infection |
front 17 What term is used to describe the number of calendar days that a patient is hospitalized? | back 17 Length of stay |
front 18 What rate is used to indicate the percentage of the hospital’s beds
occupied by inpatients for a | back 18 Total length of stay |
front 19 What rate compares the number of autopsies performed on hospital
inpatients to the total | back 19 Gross autopsy rate |
front 20 Suppose that five patients stayed in the hospital for a total of 27
days. Which term would be used | back 20 Average length of stay |
front 21 The probability of death among diagnosed cases of a specific disease is termed: | back 21 case fatality rate |
front 22 What data elements are considered protected under the HIPAA Privacy Rule? | back 22 Patient telephone number |
front 23 FTE | back 23 Full-time equivalent employee |
front 24 Employee compensation Annual compensation = | back 24 hours X per hour X % benefits |
front 25 Productivity: | back 25 Amount of work completed X number or work days per year (5 workdays per week X 52 weeks per year) |
front 26 Unit labor costs: | back 26 Compensation / productivity Completed work = total work output – defective work Labor productivity = completed work / hours worked to produce total work output (Work output / total hours worked) |
front 27 Staffing levels: | back 27 Patient encounters / productivity = number of FTE’s needed (Inpatients per day / records coded per day) |
front 28 FTE’s example: | back 28 Minutes X records = total minutes ¯ Total minutes / 60 minutes (hours) = total hours ¯ Total hours / productive hours = FTE’s needed |
front 29 Operational budget | back 29 Budgeted – actual = variance (Variance x 100) / budgeted = % over or under budget |
front 30 Capital budget (high dollar assets) | back 30 Total cost of project / Annual incremental cash flow (Annual incremental cash flow refers to the savings that a development realizes from the project) |
front 31 Return on investment (ROI) | back 31 (Average annual incremental cash flow X 100) / Total cost of the project |
front 32 Case Mix index | back 32 (The average relative weight of all cases treated at a given facility or by a given physician. Case mix is always reported with four decimal points) Sum of the weights of MSDRG’s for patients discharged during a given period / total number of patients discharged |
front 33 Calculating rates | back 33 (Number of time something happened X 100) / number of times something could have happened |
front 34 Purchase shelves | back 34 inches per shelf × shelves per unit = linear filing inches per unit records × 1 inch per record = inches of records to be filed (inches of records needed) / inches per unit = filing units |
front 35 New file folders needed for next year | back 35 admissions (year currently) + additional admissions/year = total admissions next year total admissions X % readmission rate = readmissions next year total admissions - readmissions = new file folders needed for next year |
front 36 Budget allocation for storage space | back 36 inpatients × inch per record = total inpatient inches ER patients × inch per record = total ER inches Inpatient inches + ER inches = total inches of filing space per year total inches × $ per filing inch = $ budget allocation for storage space |