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Table 1 Total costs and revenues of ICU cost unit

From: Does introduction of a Patient Data Management System (PDMS) improve the financial situation of an intensive care unit?

  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
No. cases 1,853 1,744 1,670 1,662 2,056 2,190
CaseMixIndex 4.95 5.27 5.80 6.30 5.79 5.89
Length of stay [days] 3.7 3.6 3.8 3.6 3.1 3.0
Total nursing days 7,365 6,956 7,102 6,830 6,946 7,022
Total ICU costs 8,938,352 € 8,910,418 € 9,212,039 € 9,360,012 € 10,129,576 € 10,583,335 €
Total ICU revenue 8,275,542 € 9,348,546 € 10,810,164 € 11,087,202 € 11,444,147€ 12,270,127€
Profit −662,810 € 438,128 € 1,598,125 € 1,727,190 € 1,314,571 € 1,686,793 €
German inflation rate 1.6% 1.6% 1.5% 2.3% 2.6% 0.3%
Profit / case −358 € 251 € 957 € 1039 € 639 € 770 €
Difference to baseline 2006     129,065 € −283,544 € 88,668 €