Dimensions of Value: A Look at Resource Utilization in Puget Sound

02 Sep 2011

The Puget Sound Health Alliance released its first major report on resource utilization for high-volume hospitalizations. The report was created by analyzing data for highly utilized hospital services, and indicators such as length of stay, medical tests, and examinations.  The report examines resource use through two lenses--intensity and appropriateness--and paints a picture of the value of such care in the Puget Sound region.  Read the complete report here.